Wednesday, April 29, 2009
I'm typing from my blackberry and even though I am the size of a 4th grader this tiny keyboard is not real great for an entire blog update! I will be back as soon as my tower is fixed! You should see how freaking clean my house is!! Its amazing what you can get done without the distraction of a computer... Yikes! Don't worry, I'm all about being unproductive... See you soon! M
Monday, April 27, 2009
Yes, that is a FULL moon rising, right there in the middle of the day... now this picture could set me off on another full tangent... BUTT CRACKS! men have been wearing this look for years, but what is up with "chick-butt-cracks"? Believe me, i got my fill of those at the airport... sorry, no pictures to share, but please... enjoy this one!
Friday, April 17, 2009
I'll be back a week from Saturday, so check back after that for all kinds of trip adventures and pictures :) I'm just hoping my mom doesn't screw up our dish network so bad that all my "That's Clever" and "The Office" shows are replaced by professional chess, bowling, or hot dog eating! It's happened before...
Thursday, April 16, 2009
This next piece came from Hawaii when i was there years ago. I had it flown home because there was no way i was carrying it on my lap for 10+ hours, it is HEAVY!! It's a hand blown glass sculpture. i can't capture the colors and iridescence of this piece, not with my poor photography skills that is...
here's the back of it, you can see the hole where it was blown.
funny story: i had it flown home ALL the way from Hawaii & the next summer i was at the art fair in Ann Arbor and this artist was THERE! i could have bought it just hours from my home :)
These are my most special pieces because i got them in China when i was adopting my daughter! They are hand painted from the INSIDE! the one is a portrait they painted from a photograph I took of Kennedy the day before- i don't remember her having those giant Tom Selleck eyebrows, but hey... it was painted from the INSIDE!! they paint with these tiny hooked brushes that look like an "L"- amazing!
These glass balls are painted the same way! If you look closely you'll see a white area under the picture- that's the hole that goes up inside of these hollow glass spheres (doesn't sphere sound much better than balls?)
Some more artwork from China. The artwork was so inexpensive, i wish i'd have bought more than i did! This is a sweet baby in a traditional Chinese tiger hat.
Another by a local artist Carol Roeda. We have 5 of her pieces. She has stores in Ann Arbor, Holland, and Grand Rapids, MI- pure eye candy!
This is another piece by the artist Cherie that made the hanging sculpture. It's a piece of Raku pottery, which is my favorite type of pottery!
If you're an etsy fan, you're probably familiar with this piece! It's by Emily- of: the black apple
and another Carol Roeda which hangs in my art room... her pieces are mental so you can add other little doo-dads to her pices. She sells all kinds of cute "add-ons"- hearts, starts, ice cream cones...
Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Monday, April 13, 2009
WEll, i'm off to my alteration guy, they just don't make clothes for those of us UNDER 5' (only 1/4 of an inch, but still...). I wish i could sew, or better yet afford to have EVERY outfit custom made... ahhhh! Have a great day!!
Saturday, April 11, 2009
& she was allowed to play this for hours upon hours? I guess when you're 5 (AND 1/2!!!) THIS is a great time:
1.talk mom into letting you eat junk she normally wouldn't allow with very little effort.
2.have the computer 100% to yourself.
3.play the Wii ALL day LONG!!!
Finally on Friday i felt like i was in the land of the living so I asked darling what she wanted to do... anything... she could pick and what did she pick?
everyone now.... Ewwwwwwwwwwwww!!!
the ONLY time i've ever eaten at McDonalds & liked it was in 1991 when i was in Hong Kong & the choice was that or a snake out of a tank... I don't get how those chicken nuggets & weak fries can make a child so happy, but, it does! Actually, though, we all know it's THE TOY! I'll give Ronald that, he does have the best toys! This week: Monsters VS Aliens.
When i woke up Friday i was thinking i have GOT to get my blog updated but what in the world do i have to say... well, i didn't realize what an exciting day i was about to have...
So, it's almost the end of our spring break and what do we have to show for it? a clean car, a growing town on My Sims, & a trash can FULL of used tissues! Today we're headed to Chuckie Cheese... Yep, darling daughters choice again! See how excited i am? I'm going to go take pictures of what i did in the art room before the infection took over my sinus's...
i'll be back: bigger, stronger & less snotty!
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
Friday, April 3, 2009
Ok, off to cover those dark circles under my eyes & get a photo taken!