Thursday, February 10, 2011

lentil soup

I am sort of obsessed about this bad weather. I keep checking the internet weather forecast to see how cold it will be today, how much snow to expect, and how bad is it going to feel.

Today it was 10 below zero while I was sipping my coffee, clutching the cup between my trembling hands. And the snow banks outside start at 24 inches high and might be as tall as 5 feet at the corners where you can't see traffic coming. I am not exaggerating!
Therefore, we must have soup, lots of hot soup for comfort and energy. I made a great pot of lentil soup recently and sketched it twice. Then, I made a more finished piece out of it. Although only pencils and watercolor on paper, still it is a comforting image. Soup!