|5" x 7" ink and watercolor on Fabriano Artistico rough paper|
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It's got to be said. You can be strolling along, the warmth of the sun on your face, a soft breeze blowing - everything right with the world. Then you can step into a hole and break your ankle.
We lack control in this world. We cannot control our environment. We cannot control others. Sometimes we cannot even control ourselves.
So what's a person to do?
Here's what I think:
First you experience the pain. Fully. Good or bad, it is part of your story.
Next, you wander, and you wonder. Allow yourself to drift to the next place, and wonder at what you will see along the way.
And don't look back.
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This is the sixth in my At First Glance series of ink and watercolor drawings of folks I spot in Miami. The others in the series are here, here, here, here, and here.
And here's what they look like as a group:
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