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Shoe Size 10 & 6

Big-Bottomed Bees Series 4 x 4 inches, Oil on Board

 
Another Big Bottomed Bee painting.  This one features the difference in shoe sizes with women.  I'm a size 8.  When I was a young adult, I thought my feet were big, so I squeezed them into size 7 shoes.  I don't do that anymore!
 
I've have over the years been surprised and relieved to find out that a lot of ladies are size 9 or higher.
So I don't feel as bad about my feet, unless I compare them to my mom's or my adult daughter's little feet! 
 
Its easy to see that summer is winding down.  The nights are cooler and I'm loosing natural light in my studio earlier in the day.  Part of me is looking forward to fall and then the holiday season, after which I'm really ready to become a hibernating bear.
 
But part of me is a bit melancholy.  Maybe I'll feel better when the leaves change.

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