This is a simple tale of what happens when ideas get discarded and go looking for their purpose in life. Told through the eyes of a robot. ~Journey Completed~ (thanks for reading ^.^)

15. Exploration

August 16th, 2010, 1:00 pm


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While I was drawing this, I was remembering two things:

I grew up in Iowa, and I remember one year, a little girl's family moved there from some huge city out west during middle school. Before the first bell, we were allowed to wander around outside, and I remember seeing her just staring upward, kind of lost in the different groups of people, saying to no one in particular, "Blue. The sky is blue. Really, really, REALLY blue."

I remember thinking that that was weird. Who didn't know the color of the sky? Then when I hit high school. We'd moved out to Virginia and I had my first trip to New York. I was shocked to see that I could barely see the sky, which was dotted with the tops of tall buildings and billboards of all shapes and sizes. I almost developed a feeling of claustrophobia. I spent the majority of the trip looking for a place where I could see the sky.

Those two experiences were running through my head. So yeah.

The sky is blue.

posted on July 23rd, 2010, 4:17 am


posted on July 15th, 2018, 9:54 pm

That's pretty awesome, Nymine.

Including the fact that you grew up in Iowa. :D
I not only grew up here, but still live here happily, and don't plan to leave anytime soon.

posted on August 16th, 2010, 6:22 pm

Heh do tell! Yeah I didn't get much choice(military family), but I don't mind too much. One day I'd like to go back. One day.

posted on August 18th, 2010, 6:25 am