Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Country Girl Art Journal

I have fond memories growing up in a very small town where you could walk to a farm and feed the cows grass, which was one of my favorite things to do.  It is hard to believe how we had no care in the world back then.  I often walked alone for miles along a gravel road or thru the woods to find peace and quiet and experience nature.  When I was a teenager, I thought I would live in a big city and give all that up.  At that time, I was okay with it.  I found it exciting.  Now, after years of living in a big city, I realize I really miss the small towns, the rolling hills of nothing buts farmland.

If I could afford to buy a mini farm I would do it in a heartbeat.  But, living in Colorado where property prices are pretty high in comparison to other states, it's not a dream that seems achievable.  Besides my husband and I are getting older and the thought of the huge responsibility of taking care of animals and a lot of land is overwhelming.  But,  a girl can dream right?  So, this journal is dedicated to all the lovely things I miss from country life and a way for me to practice sketching things that remind me of "home"

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