21 thumbs each!
Wearishagon Elementary school was the only time I ever took an art class. Up to a certain grade it was required, at least before you were allowed to take music instead. But I loved art surprisingly, and loved to draw. I felt the proudest of myself when I drew things that had clearly come out of my mind and no one else's different elements of dragons and mash-ups of strange creatures buried in the back of my mind. Our art teacher allowed us all to take something we had drawn and have it laminated, which was like having the story you wrote in English being made into a plastic-bound book and displayed in the library. Needless to say, it was exciting
Among WolvesMy favorite book in elementary school was Walt Morey's Kavik the Wolf Dog. It revolves around a wolfdog named Kavik who has just won a sled race in Alaska. His success as a lead dog makes Kavik worth thousands of dollars, and he is purchased by Mr. Hunter, a wealthy businessman. Kavik is put on a plane to Colorado but becomes stranded mid-route when the plane crashes. Andy rescues the wolfdog from the wilderness of Alaska, torn up from the fall and trapped inside his cage. Kavik never forgets Andy, even when Mr. Hunter finds out that he survived and claims him from Andy's home. What makes the story inspiring is that Kavik traveled on a boat a
CocoonI knew if I let my brothers see the caterpillar they'd kill it, the way they squished fireflies just to see how long their insides would still glow. That was the way they were. Once in the backyard they had stepped on a little green caterpillar and were laughing at it for five minutes. They knew I hated when they did that. This one was different, orange and fuzzy. There were tall black hairs sticking out of its back like miniature Mohawks. It seemed harmless enough. They weren't allowed to have it.
"What's that?" my brother asked. Dom was my twin so he was obligated to express some interest in me outside of middle school. We were in complet
A very canine feature today.
Now I would just like to mention that I have installed the new commissions widget with a range of options from budget (10-20 points) to my regular price (400 points) then a large jump to abstract art (2000 points including postage)
Also added some bulk-buying options which are cheaper.