Making Peace with Winter

Hello folks!   I’ve mentioned before about my seasonal depression, and guess what!  It’s nearly winter again.  I did a series of drawings one year, making peace with each month.

For instance, this was “Making Peace with November”.

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And this was “Making Peace with December”

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I believe this one was “Making Peace with January”, but as I look back on my artwork, well, it sometimes is a puzzle to me, what I made when and in what context:

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I also see I have a picture entitled “January 3rd”……

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I think I intended it to be another year’s sequel to January 2,

 

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These drawings did work (or maybe it was the Prozac) and I was able to see happiness and beauty in winter.  Or I should say, most of winter.

What still gets to me are the grey dismal days, of dark skies and dirty slush.  A couple of years ago, I tried to make peace with the grey gloom, and came up with this;

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People in Danbury like this, because it’s a well known statue, here.  But to me, however, it still looks like a depressingly dull winter day.

But, I still have hope….that I will find some kind of beauty in the winter days.  I have an idea, we shall see if it works out.  After all, some winter days are dramatic, and gorgeous.

 

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