Saturday, April 20, 2013


The challenge this week for one of the Facebook groups I'm in is My All-Time Favorite Song.  

The hard part about this challenge for me is how do you pick just one?  I love music and lyrics!  It's literally impossible to pick my absolute favorite song!  It's a thousand way tie!  Maybe if you told me pick your favorite song for when you're in this mood or that mood or this situation or that situation I'd have a better chance at narrowing it down...but absolute favorite above all others?  IMPOSSIBLE!!!

I feel multiple journal pages coming on...

Here's what I have so far:
"We're just two lost souls swimming in a fish bowl year after year"  ...I love that line!

This page is inspired by "Wish You Were Here" by Pink Floyd.  

In an odd turn of events, I had actually started this page before I found out that the theme of this weeks challenge was music related.  (I feel like I cheated a little bit!)  Many of my pages have started out because of the words to a good song.  I'm always listening to I write this, I've got my Spotify mix going in the background.

How does music manage to move us so completely?  Why does it lift our spirits when we're down?  Why do I put on a sad song when I'm in a melancholy mood?  How can it call to mind things from the past so easily? Whatever it is about music, I'm so happy that we have it to soothe, to comfort, to energize, and to punctuate our lives so well.


  1. Oh Sweets, honey... have I told you lately that I love you??? I cannot believe this page, it's perfect. Love the choice of song, freakin amazing! Lots of hugs sweetheart!!! With love, Pam Robinson

  2. Thanks my Pamikins! I like this page a lot too...even though it was pointed out to me that my one fish looks like it's dead because fish don't swim upside down... He's not dead, he's pointed downward...he's turning to swim in the same direction as the other fish! That's my story and I'm sticking to it!

    I really like that song too, all the lyrics of it are good, but I figured I could illustrate the fish thing a little better than the rest of the lyrics...

    Squishes back at ya!

  3. I thought that the fish was hugging up against the other fish as it turned! Awwwwww! I like this! The colours are great!

    1. Thanks Wendy! Those fish are totally hugging up on each other...definitely not the morbid alternative! Thanks for the color love! I used a mix of (mostly) the Dylusions spray inks and a little bit of watercolors (cake form as opposed to liquid or fluid or however you say it) for the yellow of the eyeballs and the reddish orange of the darker fish. I like to unscrew the caps of the Dylusions and dip a brush in and paint with them! You can get some really neat effects that way...makes you look like you know what you're doing without actually having to know what you're doing...that's right up my ally!


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