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Toddler Lessons For The Imagination

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My blog may have been a bit silent for a few weeks. We have had a temporary situation of having our daughter-in-love and grandson staying with us so that we can look after them while she is dealing with the first trimester of pregnancy and major nausea. Dealing with that and taking care of an energetic two year old was a bit too much for her so they are staying with Dodi and Pa while dad works. Needless to say, our life looks a little different with them here.

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Even though at first I was a bit stressed because my studio time was cut to almost non-existence, I’ve been embracing the wonder of seeing the world through his eyes. What an imagination he has! What curiosity!

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His sharp eyes see every little detail that I may have missed as I briskly walk through my day with my mind on everything that I need to do. Tiny mushrooms become mouse umbrellas and acorn caps and a leaf set the table for a chipmunk’s breakfast.

IMG_2154Hopefully I am teaching him as much about wonder and creativity as he is teaching me. I hope he always sees me as the fun one who is willing to join in and experience his world. How blessed I am to have him and our granddaughter and a new little one on the way. My cup runneth over. :-)

Light Buggies

A couple of weeks ago we celebrated my grandson’s second birthday. He got to stay up way past his bedtime which is usually just before dark. It was the first time that he had seen fireflies! He would squeal and run all around the yard and yell, “Light buggie!” I ran around with him and tried to catch them with no success. It was so fun to experience that with him. I created this digital collage to record that event.


I was sitting on my patio doing some watercolors and decided to do a stylized version of our trees around the house. When I was doing the background, I decided to make it a night sky and add fireflies. That sparked the idea to add him with his net. I searched my photos and found one with a pose that would work. I layered it using my Procreate app on my iPad and drew a net in his hand. 


I’m going to print one for his room and maybe a journal page for him. I’m not really into the scrapbooking thing, but the idea of making a sort of art journal for my grandchildren is appealing. I am collecting things but haven’t really combined them yet. It will happen. :-)

I’ve got to record this amazing journey!