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I don't feel like studying today.

Got some groceries, and am drinking my last cup of cocoa, from a can that I've had since around 2000. Makes me feel a little melancholy - it's feels like from a former life. I wasn't married then. I lived in a small city in the prairies. My main form of transportation back then was my bike. I didn't have a lot of money, as my job paid me not much more than minimum wage.

I remember when I bought the two cans of cocoa, there was a volunteer in our fair trade shop, and when we opened the shipment, two cardboard cans had gotten damaged. I called the supplier, who refunded us. I was thinking it was such a waste to throw away the cans, there's nothing wrong with them, there's just a hole in the side. She must have knew what I was thinking, because she immediately said, "Don't you dare buy them just because they're damaged!"

I don't really like cocoa.

But I bought them anyway.

The cocoa was quite bitter, I mixed sugar in with it and would drink it in winter with some water and milk. Some of it I used in baking, making cocoa oatmeal cookies.

I wonder how she's doing...I'm not sure she's still alive. She was about 74 at that time. A wonderful lady, she had served in WWII as a nurse. I admired her, she was still very active and volunteered at a lot of different organizations. I hope I can be like her when I reach her age, and have good health.

The last sip was really rather sweet...

  • Drinking: Cocoa

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taibossigai

Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
Canada
I am a self-taught aboriginal artist. I enjoy painting in the Ojibwe or Woodlands style, which depicts energy lines emanating from living and non-living subjects. I also paint things and scenes that inspire me from nature.

I am also greatly inspired by Asian artwork, especially by ukiyo-e or woodblock prints. I also enjoy painting with traditional ink.

You may visit my Etsy shop at taibossigai.etsy.com
I also have my own website at www.ojibwe-art.ca
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:iconmartawanda:
martawanda Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello! Just passing by and wishing a fellow Deviant a good day! :) :wave:
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:icontaibossigai:
taibossigai Mar 18, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Hello to you too! :wave:
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jurggonnaloveit Feb 19, 2014   Traditional Artist
thanks for another fave and nice comment!!!
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taibossigai Mar 18, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
You're very welcome! :)
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perfectmusic Feb 19, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the llama~! :iconletmehugyouplz:
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:icontaibossigai:
taibossigai Feb 19, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
You're welcome. :)
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:iconjurggonnaloveit:
jurggonnaloveit Feb 10, 2014   Traditional Artist
thanks for the fave!!
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jurggonnaloveit Feb 17, 2014   Traditional Artist
thanks for the llama :) Love 
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taibossigai Feb 10, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
You're very welcome!
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Yanako-Chan Jan 27, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Also thankyuu for the llama ^^ ♥
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