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A DYING CREEK. That was what the ribbons reminded me of. There were ribbons, tiny blue ribbons, thin as blades of grass, on Audrey's dress. They wove in and out of her collar, pulling the light brown fabric into little bunches against her skin. It was like a creek as it died in the summer – or whatever was left of one. Reflections of the sky captured in puddles in the dirt.
My gaze traveled up her throat, to her eyes – where she was already looking at me. Expectant, I realized. It took me a moment to remember how to speak. "Oh. Um. Did you . . . ask me something?"
She sighed. "Yes. I asked if you slept well."
Norman Rockwell, All American Devianttechgnotic
Norman Rockwell, All American Deviant
Norman Rockwell Tribute by Sarafinconcepts
Few artists have so definitively reflected the lives of average Americans as Norman Rockwell.
He began his lifetime dedication to being the “America’s Illustrator” as the 19-year-old art editor for Boys’ Life, the house publication of the Boy Scouts of America. A few years later he assumed his more famous position at The Saturday Evening Post, though he never broke his ties with the Boy Scouts. His first great achievement painting everyday scenes of America in his signature hyper-realistic style was