Sunday, October 12, 2014

Dearly Departed Drawings ~ Neil {day 285}

I see a few corrections I'd like to make, not happy with the moulding behind Neil and I have more darkening to do on Ben's shirt, arms and pants.  Still have work to do on the door and moulding behind Ben.

Today I happened across a conversation about candy.  Squeezing Twizzlers, smashing kit kats and only buying Brachs candy corn.  Twizzlers immediately brought me back to the candy drawer my Grandpa Engroff had in his bedroom.  A chest of drawers by his beside held all kinds of treasures but the second drawer from the bottom held Twizzlers and candy bars and tootsie roll pops, oh my!  Twizzlers are Grandpas favorite - black Twizzlers to be exact but the drawer held both flavors!  The memories flooded my head and heart as I recalled spending time with my grandparents and cousins.  My grandparents are on the portrait list.  I miss my Grandma and Grandpa.

For the record, I am also a Twizzlers squeezer (black is my favorite), kit kat smashing is sacrilege in the candy world and candy corn is disgusting (I try a piece every year just to remind myself I don't like it).  One day I will take so many photos of my grandchildren that they fill my whole closet, I will have every battery you would ever need in my dresser drawer (just in case), an entire drawer devoted to Twizzlers, candy bars and tootsie roll pops, fill my freezer with cookies and cream ice cream, go to all the grandchildrens sporting events, art shows and recitals and love on them just like my grandparents did on me.  True story.

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