"My skin is kind of sort of brownish pinkish yellowish white.
My eyes are greyish blueish green,
but I'm told they look orange in the night.
My hair is reddish blondish brown,
but its silver when its wet,
and all the colors I am inside
have not been invented yet."
Self Portrait Challenge's theme for August - Inspired by Literature... I just couldn't let this month go by without a tribute to a truly gifted writer of children's poetry.
"You have a good many little gifts and virtues, but there is no need of parading them, for conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one, and the great charm of all power is modesty."
Marmie to her daughter Amy, after she was punished in school for trying to look popular and rich by buying limes, which were "all the fashion" (but against the rules) and hiding them in her desk.
Despite my ability to create all manner of beautiful girlie things, my family keeps insisting on giving birth to boys. I am about to be blessed with my second nephew, and was once again inclined to step out of my usual comfort zone to find something I could make that would suit a boy (because dads just don't like ruffles on their boys, who knew?)
Thankfully, my sister is a Dallas Cowboys fan, which I threw together with my crochet-abilities, and this is what I came up with:
Dear sweet Anne made friends with her own reflection as she worked her way through foster homes and orphanages... until one day she found a home and a real friend, the "bosom friend" she'd always longed for. I, in turn, bought all 8 of the books by L.M.Montgomery, and made Anne my friend at the young age of 11. I still adore her today.