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The Apple of my Eye

Posted by Heather C. Williams at Jun 27, 2012 10:15 PM |

A fruit is a ripened ovary.

The Apple of my Eye

Apple by Edith Williams

The word, "ovary" comes from the Latin word "ovum" and means egg. I was once a ripened egg in my mother and so were you. Thinking of this is a kind of therapy. My mother painted as a therapeutic practice. She drew this apple with pastels. It is framed and hanging in my kitchen, reminding me often of her, of her unique temperament, her loyalty, her yearning to get things right. For years I was the apple of her eye. Now, she is the apple of my eye!

My Online Drawing Classes are a great therapeutic practice: