Postcard to Grandma – South Kona, Hawaii

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I send my 92 year old grandmother a postcard from everywhere I go.

Dear Grandma,

Your little girl is 70!  It’s Mom’s 70th birthday.  Well, this time I think even more than other times I really do wish you were here.  You would love it.  Hilo is so beautiful.    Everyone is here; Neil and the kids.  Stacie, Katie and Alister of course and even some of Mom’s friends are here.  It’s a beautiful house and grounds and she even has a yummy chef so no one has to cook or clean up!!  Yay!!  Setting up my easel today the view of the ocean is spectacular here.

I love you,

Shell the Bell

I would also like to say I am sorry to Leslie Adams and Linda Reynolds for getting their names wrong in my post on the Portrait Society.  They were never at my house.  I’m terrible with names.

Shelli Alford is an artist and author, who enjoys learning from master oil painters from around the world and reviewing their classes, workshops and demonstrations.

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