Chris shea's Blog – March 2011 Archive (4)

Golden Days

I call them golden days, those days that just feel incredibly real and wonderful.  They don't even have to be perfectly happy days, but they have to be days that, I believe, you'd be sorry you took for granted.

Golden days.

I'll be having one on Thursday.  I'll get home from work, take my dog Ben out for a little stroll,  feed him,  sit beside him while he enjoys a bone…


Added by chris shea on March 30, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

There's No Such Thing as an Ordinary Day

1.  Today as I drove to work, a man I pass by often actually recognized my car and waved back at me.  And smiled.

 2.  I bought a big bag of Mother's Cookies to take to the nurses and staff at a convalescent hospital where my long time neighbor was staying. They took very good care of her. She returned home today to Grossmont Gardens.

 3.  The clouds in the sky…


Added by chris shea on March 22, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

The Pencil Me Inn

I imagine occasionally a place I can go to get away.  Not so much my physical self.  More my mental self.  Just a little getaway where I can smell cookies baking and that wonderful newly polished wood smell.   Where bitty sparkly  little sunbeams find cracks in the…


Added by chris shea on March 11, 2011 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

The Cupcake Card

One night many years ago, my dad came into the kitchen where I sat drawing at the table.  ( I was staying with my parents for the weekend while I attended the Los Angeles Gift Show at the LA Convention Center.)

He looked at the drawing I was doing as I explained that a buyer at the show had made some suggestions for one of my cards. 

"She said I should change this one."

"I see," he said.  That's all he said.  "I see," and with the kind smile he typically wore, he headed…


Added by chris shea on March 3, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

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