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WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU LEMONS, MAKE LEMONADEl

29 days ago   |   By Jackie Simmonds Artyfacts

I really like this expression, and it is so apt for me right now. For so many years, I sketched and painted. Even though I turned to other craft pursuits for a change of pace, I would still occasionally produce a painting...and there can be no doubt that I was probably a better painter than craftsperson. However life, for me, took a strange turn not so long ago. After heart surgery and a stroke, I find that I am now left with a body that is hard to recognise. I can literally no longer draw a straight line - sketching is out of the question. I have poor balance, and suffer with something...
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