Painting with Elephants

This is our good friend Ellen. She’s an elephant, and she (and our other elephant friend, Mary) live at the Little Rock zoo.

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Britt Thompson, their keeper, introduced us to his summer intern Elise, and she’s been playing bike polo with us. On Elise’s last week in Little Rock, Britt said it would be okay for Mandy and I to come and paint with Ellen. We weren’t sure what to expect, but we bought a multi-pack of stretched canvas from the craft store and did what they told us to. Elise is great with the elephants, but Britt was never far away, keeping a close eye on the afternoon’s art project. Continue reading “Painting with Elephants”