This is my mother back in 1985.
She looks so happy and full of sparkle.
She died 25 years ago today.
This photograph makes me smile.
We were fooling around in my Aunt Brenda's pool.
I was taking loads of photos because I wanted to create
a photocollage in the style of
Look carefully at this photocollage and you will see how Hockney
created this one picture with dozens of photos.
He experimented with these designs between 1982-1987
and he called them joiners.
I was fresh off an art history program in London
where I learned all about David Hockney
and was excited to create my own joiner.
I never made the montage
but I came across these photos when my sister asked me to dig
for old photographs so she could create a
computer photo frame for our father.
Dad loved seeing all the old pics.
Last year I did a wonderful post on my mother
and how she inspired me
and still inspires me - click here.
I think about her often
wonder how different life would be if she had lived a long full life.
I am almost the same age as she was when she died.
Hard to believe.
I miss you.