“Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.“
Tribute to Another Time – 4″ x 6″ Watercolor
Sunday, I had a little time to paint. (yay!) I was waiting for
approval (of the pencil sketch) on the commission I’m working on and the
hubby didn’t feel good, so he was napping. The word for Illustration Friday this week is “Tribute”, so I thought this old truck fit the bill. I painted it from a photo by Lisilk at WetCanvas.
…. and I made chili.
Joseph Addison (May 1, 1672 – June 17, 1719) was an English
politician and writer. His name is usually remembered alongside that of
his long-standing friend, Richard Steele, with whom he founded The Spectator
magazine. Along with Steele, Addison would contribute the majority of
the content for three of the most influential periodicals of the
eighteenth century: The Tatler, The Spectator, and The Freeholder,
all of which set standards for literary taste and literary criticism
that would endure throughout the remainder of the century. Addison was
also an accomplished poet and playwright, and his tragedy, Cato, would become one of the most popular plays of the eighteenth century English stage. More…