Monday, April 16, 2012


Saved again by art, at least a little, for a moment.  I had gone to YouTube looking for the original of Henri, the existentialist cat, as the sequel is now going around on Facebook.  But this came up, Henri Matisse, in his old age, still doing art the way he could.  And this lovely quote from Matisse was there:
There is nothing more difficult for a truly creative painter than to paint a rose, because before he can do so he has first to forget all the roses that were ever painted.
And we are having such grave concerns around here, I keep erasing Facebook entries just in time, and not posting things I've started. We are waiting to hear the scheduled date for surgery to remove my native kidneys.  That's enough on this for now.  Here is the original Henri -

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