Saturday, April 27, 2013
Wolfgang had a rare track season Saturday off today (track meet yesterday), so he took advantage by getting various pieces of "business" taken care of. This involved dragging me around since I hold the pla$tic.
All missions were accomplished, and I managed to squeeze in an illustration for this week's Illustration Friday prompt: Farewell.
One of our $top$ was the running store to get him a new pair of running shoes as he's sent another pair into retirement. As I looked at his old beat up pair that has gone over 600 miles or so, I was reminded of that scene in Shaolin Soccer. Remember the one?
The team has just made the big time and gotten a shoe endorsement deal, so they have a little ritual for their old beat up shoes. "Today we say good-bye to our old shoes and our old way of life, so... BYE BYE!" Then the shoes get the last laugh.
So I decided to have a little ritual for Wolfgang's old shoes and draw them as they head off into their retirement of mowing the lawn, chopping wood, cleaning the dog kennel...