To continue the story of my son's and his family's visit over Easter (with their dog Ellie), when they returned home, they found one of their two cats ill, and unfortunately poor Tyberius had to be put to sleep. They were all distraught, especially the children. To make them feel better, I did a drawing of Tyberius. I had wanted to put him in Pet Heaven, a mythical place that I have … [Read more...] about Tyberius the Cat — RIP
I'm sharing a corrected version of the Old Haunted House in Cebu, my interpretation of the Villalon House. This sat on a hill in Cebu and I used to stare at this last thing at night and wonder about the ghosts and enchanted people that supposedly occupied the house. Sometimes the house would be lit up and the next day people would say the spirits had a party. This was all part of my growing up in … [Read more...] about Cecilia Brainard’s Old Haunted House in Cebu Philippines — Pen and Ink
I've been playing with watercolor painting. Here is "Tesla Sleeping." Tags: #catart #watercolor #art #writerartist #ceciliabrainard … [Read more...] about Watercolor of Cat Sleeping
I'm feeling sad over the fire in Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris and found these pictures in my files. I had the privilege of visiting the Notre Dame several times, and have even heard Mass there. The loss is great but I hope that it can be rebuilt. tags: #NotreDame #notredramefire #ceciliabrainard … [Read more...] about Notre Dame Fire: Desole France!
I'm happy to share pictures taken at the Glendale Community College's Filipino Fiesta celebration, where fellow writer Noel Alumit and I gave a talk and reading. The celebration ran for 2 days on April 2 and 3. Noel and I gave our presentation on April 2. The Mayor of Culver City, Thomas Aujero Small, also gave a talk on April 2. The room was full of very attentive students and … [Read more...] about Noel Alumit & Cecilia Brainard Perform at Glendale Community College