“The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.”
Same Car Next Year – 2.5″ x 3.5″ Watercolor ATC
I painted this from a reference photo by Susan (surob) at WetCanvas. Here is what she said about the photo…
“I title this “Same Car Next Year”. It is difficult to dispose of
things, especially large things in Japan so this is one way of sprucing
up your junk car. We visited 2 years in a row. Same car, just different
Of course, I had to add the flowerdy wall and the colorful graphics on what was a plain yellow, down and out car. he he he
Plutarch, the Greek historian who penned more than 46 anecdote-laced
biographies of famous Greek and Roman figures in his Parallel Lives
series of books, was more interested in exploring the influence of
character on a man’s personal destiny than in writing dry histories. He
was born in Greece during Roman rule, most likely in the year 46. He
traveled extensively through the Roman Empire, finally returning home to
become a priest of Apollo at the Oracle of Delphi. He died in the year 120.
It’s interesting to me that in 2012, we are quoting something said before the year 120.