3/7/07

An Unexpected Place

Ballpoint Pen on Moleskine Ruled Notebook


Isabella got off the train and immediately realized the place was not as she had expected. It had a beautiful name. She thought it was one of those New England towns with little white chapels and homes with picket fences. It did not help that her friends who lived in that place sent her beautiful photographs of themselves posing in beautiful parks which now she knew was in another city. She pondered her options and one of them was to turn back and leave.

Beware, the grass is not always greener on the other side of the mountain.

10 comments:

Menchie said...

this is my fave illustration so far. It used to be the one with the cockroach - ha ha!

I also liked the message.

ziggi said...

not always but it is sometimes - at least worth a look to check it out?

Hildegarde said...

Now you made your readers curious :-)
Great how you use this proverb.

pieterbie said...

A very true saying!
Wisdom.

Sidney said...

Yes, but if you don't try you will never know!

And then, maybe the grass is not greener but the cows might be prettier. ;-)

Caroline said...

My fav so far.
Loved this one x

Ces said...

Sidney. I think you just stated something that explains why despite all the negative reasons for staying in a place, one does anyway. Sometimes it is not because of the grass, but the milking cows may be abundant and in your case, prettier. :-)

Ces said...

Hi Caroline, I did not see you. I am glad you like this illustration.

-Princess Shin- said...

Oooh.. with the picture of your illustration beside an empty page kinda shows that the grass isn't greener on the other side.

Profound!

Ces said...

Hello Princess Shin, the blank page is usually where I write my captions if I have any for the picture. Otherwise it would be an appointment, a note ot schedule. These drawings are done in my Moleskine appointment notebook.