'elloh! Cheery Ode is the work of me, el lohse, a fan of lowercase letters, handwritten notes, classic black and white movies (my favorite) and singing along (off key) to a favorite song.*
I've taught art to 3 year olds, 101 year olds (she was a spunky great grandmother with an amazing laugh) and every age in between. I've also worked as a book designer.
Earlier, I wanted to work for National Geographic. Photographing the highest mountaintops and Jane Goodall with the chimpanzees. I was six years old. "A little young." they said. "C'est la vie" I replied.
Now I just like to travel. Plane, train, automobile, subway, on foot, or most of the time by sketchbook and pencil.
I'm also a fan of humor, writing, children's books, words, world languages & cultures,…
- Joined December 23, 2006