Someone asked me last night how the gardening was going. So I thought I would photograph a few things that are growing out there. I have an art project near completion that I will share soon. It’s for a juried show so I don’t want to give anything away until all is done. I also need to finish it up because I have to create a proposal for an actual fiber art job for MSU. It’s to complicated to explain right now but nepotism has it perks, sometimes. I’ll share more on that one after I get the job underway. Oh! Victor has been taking a drawing class and working on his comic book skills. Check them out on the Flickr site. So in the meantime, here’s some happy green and growing things.
I know, I know! I haven’t been blogging. Shame, shame, tisk, tisk. On my list of to-do’s the blog gets bumped down to the bottom when other tasks present themselves. Lately, graphic design has been jumping into the picture. Since it is the only one my artistic skills that is actually making any money I must give it presidence. I am doing artwork in the evenings but I’m usually pretty exhausted so projects are progressing slowly. Other days I am so very sick of being on the computer, my back is hurting from sitting hours on end in one chair that I must escape the house. Since it has been lovely outside I’ve been planting my garden, visiting local greenhouses and trying to figure out how to plant and grow the plants I do purchase.
We’ve lived where we are now for around ten years now and it has taken me that long to finally visit a local, family owned greenhouse. Why did I wait so long?! The place is soooo cool! The two year old loved the place and all it’s inside ponds and fish. I got a few veggie plants and herbs but I also got a bonsai that the owner grows himself. With the downturn of everything lately we have taken up a keen interest in buying only American made products and if possible, Michigan made. So getting all my garden stuff from local businesses (instead of online or a big box store) just makes me happy.
But this weekend seems to taken over with a stupid cold that I managed to get. So I’m rather cranky about it because I have way to much to do and I feel like crapola. So I’m sorry if this entry seems a bit random.