Friday, June 8, 2012
Sunday Snooze - Rome
This was a Sunday morning in Rome. As American tourists on our last day, we weren't about to waste our remaining precious hours lazing in bed, so we were up and on our way. I noticed this man reading the paper with his dog. The dog looks thoroughly bored, but still the loose leash tells me that the owner trusts him not to run away. Perhaps they have an understanding; first read the paper, then a walk in the park.
Actually, Chris and I are just back from our latest trip to the continent; two weeks in France, capped with two days at Roland Garros (the French Open Tennis tournament). I did lots of water color sketches which you'll be seeing in my weekly posts. And I have 800 plus photographs that will become source material for oil paintings like this one. Once I get over my jet lag, I am absolutely going to get started.