Thursday, August 25, 2016

Alpacas drawing / print - check

Engagement drawing /  print - check

Branches round print - check

Logo - check

So much progress past few days!  Wish I had an extra day in the week - but whatcha gonna do??
Happy to see things coming and going!

The studio is a M E S S S S S -- thats on the list for tomorrow.

now off to the gym

Monday, August 22, 2016

Lots to do, Lots accomplished.

2 commissions printed today, and Bugz delivered Friday.  Still a lot to do, but always feels good to get through some wickets.

Time is slowly shifting.  Hex keeps saying Fall's a coming, because he knows it will get a rise out of me.  Just like saying the weekend is over, or time to go to bed.  I don't like these transitions.  And still trained to dread fall from bsur.  I have it in my head that it will be unbearable.

Anyway, good weekend.  Sidewalk sale never happened, and so I worked some saturday.  

Typical sunday in Rockville, although I killed in parcheesi towards the end.  and the peace pie was an A+

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Drawing success (!) Tuesday and Wednesday led to printing pitfalls today.  Isnt that always the way?

Feeling drained again after the day of work.  Each printing step seems to require extra effort.  But I think I'm on track.

Glad it's only Thursday.  Tomorrow seems like an extra day in the week.
I NEVER noticed (26 years ago) Irene changed the THERE to HERE

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

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Monday, August 15, 2016

day of drawing, hopefully progress.

Super Hot Sunday and Saturday.  Managed a quick hike in Rock Creek saturday.

Remi back on vertigo meds.  At least we know how to treat (and then a treat).




Friday, August 12, 2016

wrapping up the week working on drawings, and think Im making progress.  it's a long road!

SUPER HOT, so think we will bag Dog Days 2.0 tomorrow.  Not just HOT, insane.

Got a massage yesterday, and feel 1000 x better.  They always help.  Wish I could get more often.


Thursday, August 11, 2016




summer winding down.  Everybody is away on vacation.  Supper hot few days ahead.  Hoping to be super productive.

Eventful weekend behind - Dog Days 2016.  Mixed success - mostly because of the intense heat, and the short day saturday.  We packed up in the rain at about 3, just going into the sweet spot for sales.  Sunday was good, but I think saturday is always the best.
I'm always trying to analyze how to do better, but in the end it's impossible, and I just need to settle on the idea that we did the best we could with what we had.  Maybe a little passive, but true.

Happy with my new tables, and the signs, and selling my little prints (out).

HEX IS A ROCK.  Always feel so lucky I have him by my side.

This week I've been struggling with drawing (again again again).  Keep thinking that once I get into a groove I'll flow.  But that hasn't happened yet.

commissions flowing in… so something needs to get accomplished!

Thursday, August 4, 2016





muddled day / week.  i just feel so incredibly unfocused.  or focused on the distractions.  that's more accurate.

replenished BUZZ after 2 weeks, and happy to see the supply way low.

Printed more FLAG shirts for weekend, hope they sell.  i need more.

And a fun flag print on wood.

Got "signs" in, and it's definitely a case of higher expectations and lower returns.  Hope they sell - I want to make more.  better ones.  I see some instant things I want to change.

ok, off to gym.  feel guilty leaving.  Always feel guilty leaving.  Tomorrow is another day to shine.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

busy with all that I have to do (which is good)

Setting up for Dog Days, and printing reprints.

Finished and delivered PEREGRIN sign.  So happy about that.

ok -off for the day.  wednesday finished already!

Saturday, July 30, 2016

A working Saturday.  Luckily I got a lot accomplished, otherwise I would be in the dumps having given up the whole day to work.

Finished up Peregrine signs this week (yaaaaaaaaaaaaay) and am on to the next batch of prints.  All went well and was orderly.

Really lucky to have all this work coming in, just feeling overwhelmed with projects.  Lists are helping, but it's easy to get bogged down (or more typically) look at it all like a big mountain and avoid even getting started.  For some stupid reason, that is always my default.

Watched some old video diaries.  Here is the progression.  Google Lauren commercials, watch Polo commercials on you tube, then RUGBY commercials, then get inspired to somehow add videos to my website as GIFS.  Open iMovie, and discover all the videos I uploaded from tapes a few years back.  There are still tons to upload, but they take time.  I have to recharge the camera battery every 5 minutes.

ANYWAY - always fun to look back.  That is what this blog is all about.  Recording the present so I can look look back.. What was I thinking then?  What bothered me?  What inspired me?

2nd ANYWAY - these tapes I watched today were full of insights and nuggets.  Few days leading up to my 1st trip on my own (Bermuda) which lead to many more adventures.  Angst over not going out enough, and not doing enough.  Unhappiness over being single, and lazy.  And most striking, my deep unhappiness working with Adam.

Everything is different now, but there were many through threads.  The more you think you've changed, the less you have.  Things and problems stay with us.


Wednesday, July 27, 2016

struggling with peregrine signs, but making slooooow progress.  What I thought would take x amount of time is now taking xxxxxxxxxx.  Bogged down in it yesterday, but had better perspective today.  Getting through it.

Wierd week.  Thought I would be on top of everything, but I feel the opposite.  Just keep moving forward on things, until they are done.

Monday, July 25, 2016

busy busy busy!

in a good way.  Summer pushes ahead, and as it gets closer to august / september, I realize I have 1,000,000 things to do.  Its going to be a breakneck few months.

SUPER hot this week.  bracing

repritns coming in, and planning for dog days with "signs".  Finally just ordered them today.  Anxious to see how they sell.

ok, off to gym

Thursday, July 21, 2016

90% finished with BUGZY print, only to splatter stain on it.  Think it's fixed, but typical of the past few days.

Long morning at Home Depot sourcing out all the materials for the (long overdue) Peregrine sign.  Settled on the expensive wood, and am happy with my choice.  and black in white paint in small quantities.  so far so good.

Remi improving, but so restless and hot at night.  Hope that gets better too.

SUPER mega hot weatehr coming over the weekend.  Bracing.

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Sept Oct is looking B U S Y