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What a Party!

I’m sharing my little drawing with the Sunday Sketchers.

What a Party!

Definition of discipline (one of them): train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control.   Example: “Parents must discipline their children”.  So I guess that is why I find it hard to pick up my sketch pad and pencil – it requires DISCIPLINE.  groan.  And yet when I start getting into it I don’t want to quit.  That’s what is so good about
Blue Chair Diary Illustrations weekly challenge of Sunday Sketchers. It’s challenging you to sit down, pick up your pencil or brush and create!

In the seventh grade, many years ago, our orientation teacher, Miss Wood, gave us a list of words that were important to succeeding in life and we were supposed to write out the definition of each word. This was a terrible task! I knew what the words meant but I couldn’t write down what they meant. I sat there through the whole class period trying to put down on paper what I knew the words meant. The definition of these words were traits important to succeeding in the world. There were about four of them, for the life of me, I couldn’t write out a definition but the words have stuck with me (up until my memory started going on me here lately). I just remembered this one, discipline, and decided to tell this story. A few of the others were determination, perseverance and adaptable.