Spring Musings

I have very vivid memories of planting flower bulbs with my Grandmother when I was 5. She told me how much she loved Spring because it was a time of rebirth. She told me she hoped that she died in the Spring because she loved it so much. Last Spring, she passed from this life. I am glad she got her wish.

As I’ve gotten older I finally understand her love with the season. It’s a time of rebirth, new beginnings, and cleansing rains. It makes me think that God must be an artist. There is color and intricate beauty everywhere. Little presents grow up through the ground surprising you with all of their glory. It is such an inspiring time of year for me.

Here’s some of the inspiration translated onto canvas…

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About strokeofred

I am from Kansas and I have traveled all over the world. I am an artist, and I have a business brain. I love skirts and tennis shoes. I like to get dirty and ride motorcycles. I am sensitive and I can be mean. I love nature, and believe in protecting it. I love to laugh, and feel better after a good cry. I can be stubborn and impatient. I am constantly growing. I am open and free. I look to be inspired and love to inspire. I play guitar and secretly want to play drums. I have a puppy that brings me great joy. I love hugs, cuddling, holding hands...and wrestling. I love the mountains and the beach. I have to make a pilgrimage to the ocean at least twice a year to balance myself. I believe in balance in all things. Traveling is a passion, and meeting interesting people from all over the world is the perk! I have small town values, and big city dreams. I love beer, hate wine. I believe that what you put out comes back. I believe and live by the belief of treating others like you want to be treated. I enjoy stimulating conversation, and a good sense of humor. Caffeine is my drug of choice, and coffee over chess or good conversation is my luxury. I am strong but sometimes feel small. I strive to be my authentic me.
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