I'm really, really beginning to want some South Texas Sunshine!! It's been nearly two weeks of gray gloomy days. I ask, how can I get outside in the areas I wanna go and take photos when the sunlight is nil!!?!! Yesterday, it actually got up to a nice degree range of nearly 60 degrees. But still, no sun. Today it's predicted to be close to 70 degrees, which is a perfect winter time temperature...but again, rain in the forecast and again, no sun?
Out of boredom, I took the car in and had oil changed. The dashboard light came on about a week ago, and I did the little trick of getting the computer to shut it off without a mechanic's help! But, I knew driving with corroded and dark oil on the engine isn't a good thing. Now, the oil is a rich golden yellow and clear instead of the chocolate syrupy kinda color. My father, who was a mechanic for the city long ago, told me "Oil is like the blood of a body"..."keep it clean and filtered and your engine will purr like a kitten". I heed those words. Oil is the lifeline of an automobile.
Anyway, this morning when I woke up and the sky was overcast and yucky, I decided to get my sketch pad out. This, I must admit, was one of the easiest sketches I've ever done. Of course his face is imprinted on my brain and the pencil just flowed over the paper after the outline was complete. 20 minutes later, he appeared --
ps...for some reason Blogger isn't accepting jpg file images. I had to reassign the images here to png files for a temporary upload. PNG files are usually much larger in px size, so when Blogger accepts jpg files again [I'm sure it's just a glitch], I will reload to a smaller px sized jpg files. I ask...is this a Friday the 13th Blogger prank?
addendum: Blogger accepted a jpg file the next day. Hmmmm.