As we were gathering up things for Jen’s family’s move tomorrow, I kept walking past this montage, and it always pleased me. I painted the large piece a few months back, but recently painted the three little guys, and was encouraged by fellow painter, Marianne, to hang them, which she in fact did. It’s wonderful for a painter’s soul to be encouraged in anything to do with their painting. I think most of us have fragile egos when it comes to showing our art. I’m working on the mantra that goes something like, if you don’t accept yourself or what you do, now, when will you, you’re not getting younger! It’s a definite advantage of aging, that you stop struggling so much. Here’s to aging!