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Something you Use Every Day
(suggested by Jean Bernick)


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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Treasures and Mementos, Doll, Jez Eden

I have a couple of boxes in the cupboard where I have kept  little treasures and mementos, mostly things Carol and Zoë have made or drawn, followed by similar items from the four grand-children.  Not everything, just those special things that mean most.

This is a sketch I made last year and posting because I haven't sketched anything else.  Carol made this tiny doll at school in 1963 when she was four.


AND NOW AN APOLOGY.
I looked forward to this theme because I had suggested it.
But I have decided that at the moment everything
is getting too much, especially as on top of
my yet-unsolved health problems
something serious seems to be happening with my dearest Dev.

Added to all this, Carol died a year ago on 23 June
and we are all finding June very difficult.

Sorry to be so downbeat
but I wanted to explain why, for a while at least,
I shall be 'taking a break' from blogging,
though I hope to keep viewing and commenting.

YOU DON'T KNOW HOW MUCH YOU, YOUR ARTWORK,
AND YOUR LOVELY COMMENTS HAVE MEANT TO ME AND HELPED ME.
Jez

7 comments:

  1. The doll is so sweet. She is in such good shape!!! Jez, I am so sorry that this is such a difficult time for you. I hope that both you and Dev have a turn around health wise and that family and friends make you feel a bit better. I hope looking at our art will help brighten your days. Hugs!!!

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  2. Thank you Joan, and the hugs are much appreciated.

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  3. Dear Jez, I am ever so sorry you are having a hard time of it right now. I am sad for your family, as this is a time of grief, at the anniversary of your daughter's death. I send hugs and more hugs to try and comfort you. I do hope Devs' health issues can be helped and he will be okay. I will keep him in my thoughts and heart. And you too with your own health problems not yet resolved. A hard time for sure and I can appreciate your need to pull back right now. But know you are a valued member of this little art community and the door is open to you always. I'm glad to know you'll be peeking in on occasion. I love this little doll you drew made by your dear Carol. A sweet memory holder. More hugs Jez. Love and hugs!

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  4. Jez, I am so sorry it is such a hard time for you. I will be thinking of you. <3

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  5. I just got home from out of town. I am so sorry to hear all this Jez on your blog here I am reading. Oh my dear lady and Devs not well. Oh and I wont go on. You basically have said it all my new friend I consider you. You have been a help for me as you encourage me . I went to get some more colors to add to the other pencils you had mailed me. They were stocking them but It would be days in the store. So I ended up with another type same method before I came back home. I was happy. My continued prayers for you and your family. Yes a sweet memory holder your daughter did. (The dolly)

    You are a valued member for sure. Hugs Jez from my hubby Sid and I.

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  6. its my bealif that the thoughts, the good wishes of the people and the prayers go to some place, I hope you can reach them in this time of need. the best for you and your husband in this difficult moment.
    Im sure youll overcome this moment.

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  7. Jez, really I am thinking on you and your husband! I send hugs and thoughts to you wishing you both soon recovering. All the best for you!

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