1. GRANDMA’S ART: Good morning to you. It has been several days since I last posted on this Blog. Why so late? – That is not important – What is important? – Grandma is becoming a “More Famous” artist than she was before!
Grandma, friends, and I went to an art show and dinner…
…- Grandma had 3 paintings in the show – Someone purchased one of them — the one titled “Just You and Me Kid”:
Even more good things happened — Grandma got invited to place at least one painting in the Christmas art show in the same gallery – They want her rendition of the Freedom Tower in New York City. It will, first, be digitized and placed on canvas over 3′ wide.
So, what have I been doing – I have done lots of work on the house floor problems, — I think we are on our way to success. New drains around house and new floor in many areas – we think it will be better than our original design — see we first failed in our design and ended up being more successful — we hope.
2. GRANDPA’S FAILURE: I have been going to school – – Not really, but, I have been teaching my self new things. — With my brain, that is a long press with many failed experiments — but with each experiment that fails I find that that is a real accomplishment — a success in a way — You see, it is a success because I will not have to go back and do that wrong thing again — assuming I learn from my experiences.
How you like that — GO OUT AND FAIL KIDS! — Did anyone ever tell you to be a failure? WOW, Some of Grandpa’s advice is confusing. As I said, Keep the good and throw away the bad! You decide!
So I decided to use not wood, but white tail deer antlers — no I did not shoot the deer – these were found on our J bar G Ranch in Texas – when the deer shed them in the spring! I will incorporate leather to finish the one on the bottom — No I did not shoot the cow — but do not ask me what happened – Some people do eat hamburger — but not you, I know!
I will not show you my failures – But I had numerous throw aways – just yesterday I split a beautiful wood blank thatI thought I could use even though it was smaller then I wanted — on the drill press BOOM — too small – smile and start over!!
OK, — Forget the pens – move on to photography — I keep trying to learn more of the Photoshop capabilities — again — for some dumb reason I did not want to do normal things. Being near Halloween – I decided to study “layers, and adjustment layers, and bunches of thing — So here is the result of numerous hours of pure failures — then while lying in bed this morning the final successful touch just popped into my head:
This is the sales pitch – We are going to purchase a golf course and a first class restaurant — Well, not just us — but us and about 1500 other couples — Our community always had a golf course and a restaurant — but it was privately owned — now the opportunity to purchase it is upon us — but first most of the 1500 couples must agree to purchase — We vote YES — hope enough others do — We think our community can manage it better for the focused good of our community. — We will vote YES and Vote often (Only kidding). When we lived across the road from LBJ in Texas — some republican looser’s said that about LBJ.