The docs

Frances’s preferred documentary topics are diverse. Each topic’s phase is quite intense, lasting anywhere from weeks to months, during which period she learns a great deal. It also means that I learn a great deal, too, because, after all, I am with her as she watches her docs. Before Frances had come along, I couldn’tContinue reading “The docs”

Nurturing self-acceptance

  One of my projects has been to illustrate a story about my maternal grandparents for my children. My mother’s parents lived a life that appeared to be supported, rather than encumbered, by self-consciousness. My grandparents exemplified self-acceptance, so I hope that they make good story subjects. In a journal dated November 2012, I wrote:Continue reading “Nurturing self-acceptance”