Monday, October 25, 2010

Yucaipa Vision Quist Art Gallery ‘Art on the Lawn’

I ‘am a little later on blogging this but about a week ago October 16, I participated in Yucaipa Vision Quist Art Gallery ‘Art on the Lawn.’ I have to say that I was a little nerves doing that show for when I woke up it was fog down and a little cold but by the time Bruce and I load up and drove up the street to the show the sun was coming out and the weather turn out to be really nice.  There was some awesome work and I got to chat with some of the artist who stops by my booth. One of the artist was  Roger C. who told me that events like this was nothing but a artist social club for him, his sales came out side of these events. That got me to thinking, was I wasting my time and money?  I figure I was here so I just need to hunker down and greet the folks that came in and get a little drawing beside.
Y’all know people are funny, I don’t usually draw or paint with folks around for I am still a little nerves when it comes to draw around folks but I wanted to draw to pass the time so I got my pad and pencils out and as I drew...

 ...I found that some folks were coming up behind me to watch me draw and when I would turn around these some folks would get really nerves and run. A few would come up to me and ask me question or tell me what a good job I was doing…. Over all it was a good day and I did sell and networking beside. Not back for coming back into the art world after staying away for about 15 years, but that’s other blog…

Here are some pic's of my booth...

                                This is just after the sun broke though and I was open for business

Here I stood on the front porch of the gallery to take this pic.

and yes that is me and in the back to my right is my hubby bruce who was a big support to me all the way.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010


Well I had stated that I would share my up and down in life and this pass three week my family has lost three family members that has pass away and I want to remember two of those family members who were and will always be dear to my heart, and they are my mother oldest sister Aunt Mildred Gage Parks, she was the family historian. If y’all wanted to know or learn about the family history she was the one to go too. She was the oldest daughter of 12 children and her parents were famers in Louisiana. I use to like to sit around the kitchen table and listen to the story of my Aunts and Uncle as children, there move to San Bernardino Ca, and story about other family members. Those were special times…

                                     January 15, 1922 ~ September 19,2010


My farther baby brother was John Diaz. He was the first generation to be born here in the US and the only child to be born in a hospital. Being the youngest child he was baby and care for most of his life. Not well educated he work in a junk yard and worked himself up to a city job but he love to work at a donut shop. My uncle was spoiled to the cord, but will loved. He live up to 69 years old with me caring for him every step of the way. Both my Aunt and Uncle will be greatly missed.

                                     February 03, 1941 ~ October 11, 2010  

But I am comfort with the knowledge of John 14:1-3 (NIV) 

1) Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me. (2) In my father's house are many rooms; if it were not so, I would have told you. I am going there to perpare a place for you. (3) And if I go and perpare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am... (¯`'•.¸ ///^_^\\\¸.•'´¯)♥