Tulips in watercolor drawn by me Gloria poole,RN,artist of Missouri

Tulips I drew w/ watercolor pencils and pan paints on 1st Sept 2017.

I drew these tulips to see if I could paint something that looked almost translucent and glowing. I was using a photo as reference. I signed it and put the date also, and photographed it, uploaded it and posted it to this platform of mine. I also updated my https://lifes-entertainmet.blogspot.com today w/ much info on the music and entertainment coming up in next two months.

I love tulips especially because they are grown primarily in the Netherlands and make fields of bright colors. It’s so different from the sort of crops grown in the southern states in the US. However, the South is resplendent with azaleas, roses and dogwood, and magnolia blooms certain times of the year. The southern US is one of the most beautiful places in the world in the spring. I think my love of flowers began there.

Of course, I draw often simply to not worry. I find it difficult to worry and draw at the same time. Drawing is not stressful to me as I learned to draw mechanical objects when I was in high school [ many years ago!] and I have drawn ever since. It’s counter-productive to worry for me at least. I know some art students say their classes are stressful but I never found it stressful. But I learned to draw what was put before me and to draw in perspective and to draw floor plans and architectural drawings. I’m told those are “different” from creative drawing. Perhaps. I also paint and sometimes I paint creatively. When I paint with oils on canvas it is usually creative. I may have seen something that I wanted to paint, or had an inspiration to paint.

As for what I have been worried about? Well, who isn’t worried about the news from all major sources about North Korea developing a hydrogen bomb bigger than the one the US dropped on Japan to end world war II? I researched that some today to try to get a grasp on the magnitude of it. Bloomberg reported that the hydrogen bomb North Korea is threatening US with is a 100 Kiloton bomb which is equivalent to 220,462,262.18 pounds of TNT. If you have ever watched in the news how demolition experts implode [take down] a building or bridge to rebuild it, you have some idea what TNT does. It is also used to open mountains for mining, or to blast away rock to put in interstates, etc.

I was thinking today if there is a way to prepare for the possibility of a hydrogen bomb dropped on US? When I was a student nurse [many years ago also] we studied radiation sickness along with the prevention of diseases and natural disasters/calamities and accidents also. What I can remember right off the top of my head, is, the more distance you can put between you and the spot the bomb detonated and the faster you can do that, the better off you are and the greater your chance of surviving it.

Other than buying a cement bunker underground somewhere, I’m not sure what else people can do to prepare. Radiation is in the air and the crater of an hydrogen bomb is about 5 miles in circumference. Everything within the immediate detonation area is incinerated instantly. Just gone! And as the radiation spreads the people within a certain radius of it, are saturated with radiation that causes radiation sickness and death. My advice to all Americans is to remember today is a National Day of Prayer as designated by Pres Donald Trump yesterday so pray that North Korea does not detonate a hydrogen bomb anywhere. And pray that our President has wisdom from GOD, and has excellent advisors in the Dept of Defense!

Change of topic: as always this platform belongs to me Gloria Poole,Registered Nurse, artist,cartoonist, illustrator,writer, blogger,publisher,photographer, tweeter, author,white,Christian, twice-divorced, single-again woman-mother of 2 grown daughters named Jennifer and Leigh but no sons.

To read my story I wrote and illustrated and named “The Adventures of Lady Bugs that give picnics” go to my blog at:

To see more of the art I created see my blog at https://gloriapoole.blogspot.com and scroll down to the list of links. Each blog is different.

Copyright. Gloria Poole, Missouri. 29th June 2017 at 8:50am. ALL RIGHTS TO THIS ENTIRE BLOG FROM ITS BEGINNING TO ALL ART ALL PHOTOS AND ALL WORDS ON IT ARE RESERVED FOR [KEPT FOR] ME GLORIA POOLE OF MISSOURI. You may not download any content from this blog. You may not forward your domains to this blog. You may not make prints, nor reproductions, nor copies, nor copy-and-paste-images nor derivative works from any content on this blog. You may not save any content on his blog to your flash drive or harddrive. You may not represent yourselves as a “co-worker” ,nor a “boss” nor a “supervisor” nor an “employee” nor a “courier” nor a “boy friend” nor a “husband” nor a “partner” nor a “manager” nor a “superintendent” nor a “business partner” nor an “owner” nor a”roommate’ nor an ‘agent’ nor a “representative” nor a “literary agent’ of mine. I, Gloria Poole, create all content on this blog and own all rights to it, and I create it in my own apt in Missouri for my own purposes.

Copyright notice: I, Gloria Poole, own all rights to all content on this blog. Usually I sign the art I create as simply Gloria since that is my first name, that I was born with; but on pencil and or ink drawings I sometimes also sign my born with surname of Poole which is my legal name again because I removed the Pappas name [which was my surname for 4 yrs during 2nd marriage that ended in divorce in oct 2007] from my name at time of final divorce decree in Oct 2007 from male DBP, and I resumed my full maiden name of Gloria Poole by Court order in Arapahoe County Colorado at Centennial at the same time. I am also known on the web and in real life as Gloria; Gloria Poole; Gloria J Poole; Gloria Poole, RN, artist; and on the web as : gloriapoole; gloria-poole; gloria.poole; Ms Gloria Poole; gloriapoole.RN; gloriapoole_RN; gloriapooleRN at yahoo; gloria0817; gpoole817; artist-gloriapoole; gloriapoole-paintings; artist-gloria; Poole,Gloria; gloriapoole1749; and other variations of my real, born with, and legal name of Gloria Poole. For the record, I am a white, single-again, twice divorced, Southern Baptist, born again, Christian, woman and the mother of only two children who are grown daughters who are named Jennifer and Leigh. I am also a prolife activist, blogger, artist in all mediums; photographer for my own purposes, Registered Nurse with a license in Missouri but before that for most of my life in the state of Georgia, U.S. citizen born in the state of Georgia; University of Georgia alum, Georgia Baptist College of Nursing alum, writer, illustrator, author, personhood promoter. This blog may not be downloaded, nor copied individually or collectively as a whole; nor have domains forwarded to it that do not belong to me, nor may the photos or art on it be reproduced or saved to disk by anyone .

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