Red, blue, yellow..colors I don’t use very often anymore. it’s making me a bit uncomfortable, so this could all change by the time you see this painting again.
So, yesterday was my birthday. I really haven’t been in the mood to celebrate lately. The summer heat is getting to me. I’m feeling prickly and moody. I will tell you a story about the number 25, tho. It’s kinda weird. My grandmother and my husband’s father died on June 25th. My birthday is July 25th. My mother died on August 25th. Three months in a row the number 25 is significant to me. Like I said, kinda weird.
Another weird thing is that my husband’s father died here in Kansas, but he was from WV. He was only passing through here on a roadtrip to go fishing in some other state, when he was involved in a car accident..not far from where I was living at the time. Greg (my now husband) and I had been online friends only a short time, and I remember him writing to me to tell me the tragic news. I couldn’t believe it when he said his father died here in KS!! It wasn’t until years later when we were together as a couple that I saw his father’s death certificate and found out his Dad died the same day as my grandmother. Then, my mother passed away on August 25th, three years ago. So, two deaths, a birth, and a death on the 25th, 3 months in a row. Cue the weird, scary music, huh? Kinda spooky.
I did celebrate my birthday, somewhat. I watched this last night. In case you don’t feel like clicking on the link, the movie was Great Expectations. Now, go click on the link!! 🙂 You can also watch it on Netflix, which is where I watched it. I thought it was a great performance. Loved the acting, and it’s something that will stay with me for a while afterwards, I think. I’m still thinking about it today, anyway. It’s 3 hours long, which was a little hard to sit through, but on Netflix, it’s cut into 3 parts. PBS cut it in two, I think. You don’t have to watch the whole thing at once, but I think you’ll want to. It was hard to stop watching.
I’m going to be doing The August Break again this year. I’ve done it a couple times before, and found it quite enjoyable. I really look forward to doing it this year. Join in! It’s a nice break from words words words. I fall in love with my camera all over again. Sometimes, I cheat and post an old photo that I love. Shh. It will be fun.
Happy PPF!! Do you have any weird numbers, like 25, that are significant in your life? I’d love to read about it in the comments.