Category Archives: Body Language

Too Long Upon A Kitchen Stool

The counter forces of good posture and the need to drift off seemed to be battling for dominance in our Tuesday evening Zoom model. As the evening progressed, I noticed the model slowly shifting forward on his stool. His shoulders … Continue reading

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It Is How You Hold Yourself

It is interesting how much of a person’s character is visible in her body language. This week’s Tuesday night Zoom model had that mix of authority, humor, and feeling that so many educators have. She posed on her kitchen stool, … Continue reading

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Resignation

Our model tonight with the Fresno sketching Zoom group was an expressive young woman named Natalie. During a break she asked us for our guess about when the pandemic and precautions might end. After Natalie‚Äôs question, her body language seemed … Continue reading

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Mother and Child

Last week my sister sent a photo of her newest grandson. It was an extraordinary shot of an exhausted new mom resting with her baby. Even in her sleep it was clear how protective the mom is of her child … Continue reading

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Day 16, Staying Put

We goofed yesterday. My husband had two colleagues over to work on some research. We thought that with a little care it would be fine to work outside in the fresh air. I made them coffee and brownies. They talked … Continue reading

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Day 12, Talking about Coronavirus

Like others, we have been talking on the phone or Skyping more often in the last few weeks. This evening when our son called, I had my sketchbook in hand and was in the midst of a drawing. I just … Continue reading

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Not More Homework!

Studying Spanish in Antigua Guatemala seems to require doing a lot of homework. At some point this evening, as we sat around the table, I noticed the unenthusiastic demeanor of my sisters and brother-in-law while they conjugated verbs and translated … Continue reading

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