While walking in the woods this morning on the way to my part-time job, walking slow was the way to go. As it's spring here in northern California, all the plants are showing off. I especially love the way the Miners lettuce looks like tall skinny ladies twirling their dresses around. To observe and remember and sketch whenever possible is a great way to get familiar with what's around us. I love how plants make such great subjects. They know how to sit still. Now, little kids, that's another matter. But, also great practice for sketching. It gets easier and easier as one does it. I love to hear what other people love to sketch.