Day twenty-one: A domesticated gourd

ink drawing of a small pumpkin

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Day twenty: a wreath of weeds and brambles

ink drawing of a wreath of twigs and weedsShe used some of the weeds and brambles she’d pulled from the garden to make an autumn wreath.

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Day nineteen: a Great Pumpkin on a full moonlit night

ink drawing of a pumpkin on a full moon night

Day nineteen: a Great Pumpkin on a full moonlit night

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Day eighteen: A great old iron key or handle

ink drawing of an old keyDay eighteen: A great old iron key or handle was in the garden where she was digging up weeds to plant bulbs for the Spring. She determined to find out what it fitted in, if it was indeed part of the house.


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Day seventeen: a dinghy waited on the shore

ink drawing of a dinghyDay seventeen: The dinghy had been dragged up on the shore and left there. No one knew to whom it belonged.

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Day sixteen: leaf and acorn at the end of season

drawing of a leaf and acorn

I realized almost immediately after inking this that my leaf and acorn are troublesome, as the leaf is of the Maple sort, and acorns are of Oaks, but I inked it this evening without any thought and then it was too late.

Anyway, it’s a seasonal little drawing, and I’m once again a day behind, so better a drawing of ill-fitted botanicals than no drawing at all!

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Day fifteen: the rescue of a late-born minnow

ink drawing of a minnow in a fishbowl

Day fifteen: The Stevedore rescued a late-season minnow, too young to live through the frozen waters of winter. It was just before the first frost, so he took it home, with plans to release it in the spring.

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Day fourteen: a mask made of stag horns

drawing of a mask made of stag hornsDay fourteen: A subsequent find from the potting shed was this mask made of a rack of stag horns. The eyeholes carved out of the skull’s forehead lent it an air of menace.

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Day thirteen: a mechanical toy served as a bookend

Ink drawing of a clown toy as bookendDay thirteen: On a bookshelf in the guest room, a funny sort of mechanical clown toy happily took on the task of serving as a bookend.

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Day twelve: A preview of Winter when the first wind arrived, bringing leaves down

drawing of a snow globe with trees

Day twelve: They felt a preview of Winter when the first wind arrived, bringing leaves down. Seasons no longer followed the rules they’d known all their lives.

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