|"Stability," 5 x 7 watercolor, 140 lb Fabriano Artistico extra white cold press paper|
They are the exact opposites of American life in these days of crazy pandemics viruses of COVID, racism, hatred and political chaos.
I obviously have many memories of sitting around such a table, where the entire fam says grace, dines, or plays games, or reads, or works, or gathers just because, and where friends are welcome guests--there's a unity not disrupted by people's egos or prejudices.
Today's WorldWatercolorMonth by Doodlewash prompt was "Round," and it stumped me for a little, until I walked through the house and saw our round oak table.
Most round oak tables are solid, antique pieces of furniture that anchor a room, a family--a magnet of refuge from a busy, worrisome world.
Wouldn't the entire country be better if we could just get everyone to sit down at a round oak table?