SASKARTGIRL: Funk, Food and Living a Creative Life
So anyway, I was thinking about a few people in my life who I would call “dearest”. Now of course, there are the obvious - my sister, husband, mother and sons. Then there are those who are not officially family, but hold places of importance in my heart. I’ve often thought of myself as a collector of people; quality people, people with moral fibre, principles, ethics, and a sense of humour.
It’s intriguing to me how some of these dear people can be similar to me, yet others can seem to be opposite- the yin to my yang.
Take H. for example (that’s her in the photos to the left). I’ve known her for YEARS [since 1977?]; she’s my best friend from high school and we still love each other. We are alike and dissimilar: we are the same [short] height, same age, she is blonde and I was brunette, we both have green eyes, different body builds, both very artistic & creative, when I was ‘into’ boys, she was into DC/Marvel comics & sci fi movies, we are both readers and photographers, and we love to laugh. I love to bake and cook, she does not, but we both like wine. And chocolate. :)
In this age of “social media”, all of which is screen driven electronica, real true flesh-and-blood friends are all the more important. They keep me grounded and help me remember what is real is most important.
Hmm. I may have started something here, as I can think of a small handful of other friends who should be introduced to you as well.
My knitting is on pause right now, the one act play I’m directing (adult actors, not school kids) goes onstage next weekend, dance continues, as do rehearsals for my school drama troupe. I am looking forward to doing creative, artistic things on the May long weekend.
(And here's the link to her site and her paintings.)