do you think hallmark is hiring?

my second inking inspired by/copied off of the egon schiele’s “mother & child.”

this one looks more sinister…which suits the topic, i suppose. i titled it “hallmark moment.”

so ink brush is a bit more tricky to manipulate than ink pen. i accidentally gave myself a very waspish waistline.
i do not, nor have i ever had, a waspish waistline.
in fact, i remember very clearly when i was in high school gym class and the instructor was measuring our waists before a fitness & nutrition chapter of the class. she looked for awhile, trying to find mine. finally she declared me “high-waisted.” i think she just gave up on finding my waist.
when i was twenty, i was working as a nurse’s aide in a care facility. i had a shaved head at the time. a lot of the folks with alzheimer’s were confused about me. but one day, while helping one gentleman, i was pronounced to be, “a stout, young lad!” he said it as if i should take it as a compliment. i found it hysterical & have touted myself as such ever since.

basically, i have a very dense & solid frame. i always have & always will. even at my lightest weight while still being healthy, i was 145 pounds. it’s just genetics. you should see my dad.
on the plus side, i am pretty indestructible, physically anyway….

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    1. when i do send cards, they are almost always homemade. my mom always said, “homemade is better.” but i suspect she was just sparing my feelings…like when she told me that the kids who wouldn’t play with me were “just jealous.”

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  1. Well, I Love that painting. It’s perfect. I don’t view art like a photograph…. sometimes certain aspects are pronounced for a reason. This image, coupled with the lyrics, make me think the writer is strong and sexy and perfectly capable on her own. Not bitchy, just… she knows who she is. Self-aware. It’s a strength.

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