The digital camera that I am using doesn't quite capture the color, but for now this is what I have. The second photo is a detail of the painting above.
I painted these flowers on 9/11/08, and the next day I gave them to a friend for her birthday.
"...nothing so liberalizes a man and expands the kindly instincts that nature put in him as travel and contact with many kinds of people."
1867 ...Mark Twain
"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind
don't matter and those who matter don't mind."