1. Headed back to the dentist today. Turns out I am in possession of "dry socket." Pain, exposed bone, badness.
2. Quotes from Bud Wise:
"Trees are the MOST spiritual thing a person can draw." Agreed, Bud!
On explaining a family snapshot brought to class "This is the dog that my parents got to try to teach me how to walk. He had a lot of skin problems. He didn't really teach me. I still can't walk very well....what I like best about this photo is the stain above the dog."
On returning to class from break...high pitched humming, hands raised in conductor's position. "Are you ok?" I asked. "YES. I just needed to get centered."
Meanwhile, his drawings were incredible yesterday. I am telling you. This kid's a keeper.