Staying Outside The Lines

By Susan Straccia Rupert

I can remember a teacher once correcting my artwork. The assignment had something to do with drawing my family. I had my stick figure mom and dad, sister and dog pictured over the pinkish cement of our driveway by the basketball hoop. I was told that cement isn’t pink—it can’t possibly be pink—and that I needed to pick another color. I was outraged. Not only was my teacher getting in my business, but the cement by our basketball hoop, for whatever reason, really and truly did have a pink tint. Continue reading Staying Outside The Lines