Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Confined, Illustration Friday

“Laughter is one of the very privileges of reason, being confined to the human species.” ~ Thomas Carlyle

Muffled, but hysterical laughter could be heard from behind the door to the room shared by these two sisters. Often, they retreated to the tiny space where they could continue to bust up despite negative pressure cast upon them from family members who didn't relate to their humor. Although others attempted to portray these two as monsters, they were basically a couple of good girls viewing life from slightly different angles, constrained by paths set for them through DNA and other social pressures. (And that was mainly youthful exuberance and each sister constantly egging each other on).
Thank you, Illustration Friday and Thomas Carlyle, for the note of validation and excuse! ; 0 )

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Renewal, Illustration Friday

Happy New Year!
As traditions go, it's a time for renewal, which is an appropriate choice for the first Illustration Friday challenge.
May your cups be full with balanced blends for good health in mind, body and spirit as we enter the next decade!