This morning, we’ve spent the morning on our back porch. Julia is editing pictures for her blog. She has drawn most days but has not posted since the week before the wedding. We counted and that was 40 days ago. She lost interest in posting and I can’t blame her-it was supposed to be a place to put pictures for the short term. After 100+ days and 100+ pictures, it is no longer short term.
This morning, we took pictures of her pictures and it will take most of the day for her to edit and post. The blog began with pictures of what she/we did during our quarantine days but Julia got bored, it became a lot tougher to come up with ideas and I could not inspire her to continue down that path. I also was, for a short time, busy with the wedding. And so, she has been drawing what she wanted to—mostly anime characters that she obsesses about. Not being an artist or educator, I don’t know what to do next with this mountain of pictures. Perhaps an artist or educator could see some development or where to go or what to ask for next. I don’t. This has long been my challenge.Continue reading