Archive for June 30th, 2011

Today was pretty cool.  I ended the day with a Natalie Cole concert with new friends at the Taste of Chicago.  The concert was amazing.  What a great city Chicago is!  The Chicago alley ways are iconic to me.  So here is a painting of the alley on my street.  This is an oil painting on a 4″x4″ canvas.

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Today I felt like someone tied boulders around my waist and threw me in the lake.  It was such a struggle to concentrate on anything.  Anything that I attempted to do required special effort.  I did make attempts throughout the day to pep myself up, but I wasn’t successsful in completely climbing out of the rut. 

When walking my dog I noticed how dry and cracked the ground was.  However there were some weeds that didn’t give up an were poking out of the ground.  That’s how I felt today.  Despite how bad I felt, I was determined to push through.  So here is my painting of that determination.

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