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Hyacinths and Biscuits

This letter is quite belated. If you didn’t read about it in my earlier post, in March I was supposed to write a letter to every member of my semi-immediate family (it is a long story involving a Christmas present of a cigar box stuffed with envelopes and stamps and very clear instructions). Anyways, I failed writing to a few people and I am determined to finish on this trip. One of the persons was my mom. I apologize, I didn’t get extremely sentimental or write anything too profound, so don’t get your hopes up. The card was actually purchased from my visit to the Orchard house (aka: Louisa May Alcott’s residence) in Boston and my drawing was done right after my visit to the Carl Sandburg house, outside Asheville. I don’t think she will mind if I share this here. Sorry mom, if you care. I can write you another. Also, there is a high probability you won’t be able to read my chicken scratch (also, note the obvious multiple personalities of my hand-writing). And with that, a smattering of images:

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So Many Things To Share

I write this message in haste, because in less than 24 hours I will be boarding a cross-continent flight with my almost-two year old lap child, alone.  Did I mention alone?  Actually, the last time we did this, which was in March things went fairly smoothly.  We were stuck in the middle seat twice, which was a bit difficult, but our neighbors always proved accommodating. Let’s hope that happens this time.

So here is what is going on with My Quiet House during our travels:

1) I am putting the shop on vacation mode until I return, around mid-August.

2) I will be writing/illustrating around 7 letters, which I will be sharing with you here.  (I’ll take the photos from my phone, so the quality will be low, but you will hopefully get the gist of what I am doing.)

3) Four of the letters are already accounted for (We did this family project where we were each supposed to write a letter to every family member during one month.  I had March and I am a bit behind….oops!)

4) The other 3 letters/drawings I will be giving away (see below).

Here is the painting I am giving away today to the first person to share my post on Facebook.  The next three people to share my post on Facebook will get a drawing sent to them when I am on the road. I won’t be bringing my paints, so they will be most likely done in pen, but they will still be just as lovely.

 

À bientôt mes amis!!

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