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  • I am taking a Japanese Woodblock printing class, but the class was canceled this week because my Japanese Woodblock teacher, Nobuko Yamasaki, was taking a watercolor workshop from a renowned teacher, Marilyn Derwenskus, currently from Tennessee. The church (where the classes are held) said we could use the room to sit and carve our wood blocks, so I got up and drove over intending to carve my woodblocks. Instead. I got invited into the watercolor workshop. It was a four-day workshop, but it had already been going on for 2 and a half days. I sat in on the last day and a half.
  • It was crazy--so much is going on our lives right now. My plate was already overfull. Someone took a great arm and swept everything to the side.

    I completed (?) one piece. I started 5 others.
  • Image 1: Heron Watercolor. By me, today, at workshop.

    My mother-in-law is back in the hospital with congestive heart failure. My husband, who will be 70 this Monday, got up at 2:15 AM yesterday and today so that he could work ten hours and visit his mother at the hospital and come home and make dinner (because I was working on our slides for Detroit Stereographic Society-DSS) and drive us to and from the meeting tonight where he received best of show and I received honorable mention.

    Dedicated to Connie Livingston-Dunn for her art.

    Image 2: detail. Watercolor.
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