“No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, sailed to an uncharted land, or opened up a new heaven to the inner spirit.”
Bubbles – Frog Painting
2.5″ x 3.5″ Watercolor ATC
Here is another frog painting for you. I am recovering today, after eating an entire box of chocolates yesterday. **argggh* I have no self control!
Helen Adams Keller was born a healthy child on June 27, 1880, to Captain Arthur H. and Kate Adams Keller of Tuscumbia. At the tender age of 19 months, she was stricken with a severe illness which left her blind and deaf.
At the age of six, the half-wild, deaf and blind girl was taken by her parents to see Dr. Alexander Graham Bell. Because of her visit, Helen was united with her teacher Anne Mansfield Sullivan on March 3, 1887. After Helen’s miraculous break-through at the simple well-pump, she proved so gifted that she soon learned the fingertip alphabet and shortly afterward to write. By the end of August, in six short months, she knew 625 words. More….