“How pleasant is the day when we give up trying to be young – or slender!”
Kitty wants that treat…. right now! I can smell it! – 3″ x 4″ Watercolor & Sharpie
Susan (Surob) at WetCanvas posted a photo of her cat, Trixie for us
to paint last weekend. I love painting cat eyes. I think this
expression could also say… “Who me? Those are not my claws in the
dog’s nose! I have an alibi! I was right here napping…. feel the
warmth on my back from the sun?”.
William James, January 11, 1842 – August 26, 1910
William James was born into an affluent family. His father was deeply
interested in philosophy and theology and strove to provide his
children with a rich education.
The James children traveled to Europe frequently, attended the best
possible schools, and were immersed in culture and art, which apparently
paid off – William James went on to become one of the most important
figures in psychology, while brother Henry James became one of the most
acclaimed American novelists.
Early in school, James expressed an interest in becoming a painter.
While Henry James Sr. was known as an unusually permissive and liberal
father, he wanted William to study science or philosophy. Only after
William persisted in his interest did Henry permit his son to formally