Monday, May 29, 2006

IN MEMORY OF CRYSTAL...WORLD'S FINEST MOTHER IN LAW


I remember getting the call that my wife's mother had fallen into a comma and wasn't expected to make it. I was numb. I still hadn't gotten over the shock of my own dad's passing just one year prior. Crystal was a fine human being. She was always sunny and bright, and warm as a summers day.
Her grandkid's all loved her dearly, she was one of those grandma's, you know the one's. The type of grandma that will take you shopping all day for your favorite things, then rent your favorite movies, buy you a pizza, and let you help her make cookies later. Yeah, that kind of grandma.

She was just as good a mother, and an even better wife.
On the day she lay dying the entire family was there. They had been so supportive during my dad's passing, that I wanted to help. "What can I do?" I asked. "Distract the
Grandkid's Mike." I was told. So I went to the car and got my kit and drew this page, while they watched with interest. Before long they were coloring and doodling too. It's kindda silly I know, but it did help a little on that sad, sad, day.

4 comments:

Shaunzykkx said...

Wow hey, I was hitting "Next Blog" and found yours. It's so cool that you're drawing comics just for fun and stuff. I'm an art student hoping to get into the industry, as unlikely as that is to happen. But yeah dude! Rock on, I love the Enok story!

Mike Mitchell said...

Shaun, Thanks for visiting, and espesially for leaving a comment.
Glad you had a good time, and I hope you visit often. Take one hour of each day and devote it to drawing comics,( even more time if you can ) you will be surprised at the results one short year from now. Your hope's for doing it as a proffession may not seem as far fetched if you follow this advice.
............Mitch

Megan said...

I like your Batman drawing. Sorry about your gramothers death.

Manny DeJesus said...

Its so sad when good people leave this world. I'm so sorry for the loss of your dad and your mother-in-law.