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“Jump down turn around pick a bale of cotton; Jump down turn around pick a bale a day.”  Traveling along you never know what you will see that will make great paintings.  Always snap a photo or two because you just don’t know when you’ll need it to use for a painting.  On my trip home from Raleigh last weekend I saw many, many fields of cotton.  I had to stop and get a photo of a few.  (The lyrics above are from an old folk song that I kept singing while we driving back as we passed the fields.  My traveling companions had never hear so here it is in an original version by Leadbelly….a great old folk song.  Listen here. It’s only a few minutes…worth listening.)

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