Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Just Catchin' Up....

First let me say thank you to everyone who inquired or commented about my post on Greensburg. I was able to finally get in contact with my cousin and she is ok and everyone in her family is ok, too. They are feeling so helpless about the devastation as they know several families who lived in Greensburg. The last time I spoke with her she also mentioned how worried she is about whether or not the cemetary was destroyed. There are several of our family members buried there including our great-grandparents. They have (or had?) large headstones that stand upright. My cousin is worried that they may no longer be there! I guess in the midst of all that has been lost, including 10 lives, it may seem silly to worry about people who are already dead and buried....but it's still family members who were loved.

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Now on to more pleasant things. Many of you have asked about my little bee cursor and I apologize for not answering sooner. I got it here. They had all kinds of images to choose from so go take a peek.

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My ideas are beginning to pile up on me! I've been reading this magazine and it always gets my brain whirling and twirling. I don't have a subscription right now because I'm waiting until we move so I don't run the risk of missing any!! I think this is at the top of my list of favorite magazines at this time. I love the cover on this issue that has Anahata's artwork.

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Each morning about this time, I get a few minutes on the computer so I'll try to squeeze in a post....and I'm trying to get around to the blogs in the evenings but there are some nights when frankly I'm just too tired. It's such a drag having to keep the house in perfect order 24/7....especially when I'm not usually that kind of housekeeper! But if it gets the house sold then I'm willing to do it for a short period of time. Here's a photo of the living room as it is now....de-personalized!



That is the "swamp cooler" in the window....also called an air chiller. We have central a/c but out here where the humidity is very low swamp coolers sometimes work better to cool the house.

And here is a shot of the guest room....



As I get others, I'll share with you (if you're interested.)

Having the house neat and tidy all the time is ok but it's the "no art" part that's killing me!! I actually got so desperate that I started coloring in one of those geometric coloring books! Years ago I colored a bunch of those geometric-shaped designs in books using Flair markers....at the time they didn't have too many colors but I had turquoise, purple, hot pink, and lime green. I framed the designs and used them on my stairway as "art"....now I'm just doing them to keep what's left of my sanity!!

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Hope everyone is having lots of fun and creating tons of things to inspire me when I finally get time to do art again. I'm thinking of you all and PROMISE to get by for a visit soon.