Wednesday, July 30, 2014

more getting ready for DOG DAYS and saying goodbye to Corcoran.

Extra open studio day next week - which is just perfect.  Full studio today -- all cast on stage.  I _ AM _READY to be done with them.

crazy beautiful weather.

Great news from HM.  What I have been waiting for!

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

getting ready:

end of corcoran

dog days

new studio


cold July day that feels like September.  hex and I feel displaced.

Summer in DC goes into this weird empty phase.  I always write about it.  Life slows way down.  People disappear.  The gym is empty, and nothing big happens.  I alwyas feel left behind.

This year will be good:  prepping new studio, and planning for Dolcezza.  A new chapter!  Just want to enjoy August, and slow it all down.  Fall will be here too fast.

Friday, July 25, 2014

fine friday.

got some art done.  Just a few linger!

weather is A+

dog days SALE next weekend!!  really thought it was a few weeks away, so towards the end of the day I hustled to get everything out and sorted.  Great feeling having all this S P A C E to work in.  A luxury. Really nice.

fretting over the end of the month.  Wish we were safely mid July, enjoying the summer days.  Now it feels like deadline is approaching.  RENT, INSURANCE, DENTIST, END OF CORCORAN, DOLCEZZA, ETC.

but really it's all time and perception.  ALL will work out, it ALWAYS has.  Just want to enjoy the weekend.  If I'm not going away on any vacation, at least I can take a saturday to do nothing.  Feel no stress, and just enjoy where I am, what I am, with Hex and Rem.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

" fun " day at the corcoran.  fun because I was working on "my" prints.  Big messy things for Dolcezza show coming up.

4 hours go by so fast.  Not many classes left, then it's over.  Anxious about the end, but excited to be done with the place.  so overstayed.  The party was over long ago.

I'm so grumpy when I'm there.  stay to myself and scowl.  It's weird, I put on this persona by default.  I - just - want - to get - my - work - done.  Nothing extra.  and everybody just bugs me.  It's stupid.

Anyway - fun plans for tomorrow's session, and maybe Kevin?

Summer going fast!  Some projects are lingering.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Great couple of days.  Kind of lazy, but thats ok.

weekend seems like a week ago already.  highlights:  peach pie, rockville, parcheesi, colombe, floor painting.

yesterday we went BACK to rockville again for more parceesi.  crazy.

big idea: decided to take over back room as well.  Poor megan could not decide, and suddenly while on the metro, hex and I decided.  Seems like a sensible plan, and take me full circle from last Sept when I was all hyped to take over upstairs.  Funny - now sally and I are in our places, just over and down.

anyway, it's a much bigger rent, but I think it's smart.  Now it's just full steam ahead to get up and running.  Or as full steam ahead as I can.

Summer going too fast. cue the anxiety.

Friday, July 18, 2014


- Tables / fridge back to studio ! ! ! ! !

- Fridge and Stove gone ! ! ! ! ! !

- Drawings (started… finished? ) ! ! ! ! ! !

- Hallway prepped ! ! ! ! ! !

YAY ! ! ! ! ! !

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Today I want to the dentist to get my teeth cleaned!  considering the fear and procrastination, that is a major major major accomplishment.  I could cry.

Monday, July 14, 2014



Thursday, July 10, 2014

good solid day at the corcoran, finishing up everythng I started yesterday.  Happy to have gotten through, and on to next chapter!

Weeks go by fast.  Heard first cicadas today at corcoran.  such a summer sound.

not much more to report.  new plan:  painting hallway blue as well.


Tuesday, July 8, 2014

good solid day.

mid afternoon I sorted through and grabbed some great wood and boxes via craigslist/hexy.  Some really good finds.  I was very careful to get just what I wanted and could visualize actually using.  Threw in some wildcards for fun-factor.  When I was done, the car was packed!

HOT HOT HOT outside.

Tomorrow > back to the corcoran to print.  It feels like its been a month!  Anxious to return and finish things!

Monday, July 7, 2014

Felt like more then 3 days off!  good weekend -- hamburgers, parcheesi, omlettes, colombe, logan circle, metro, true blood, banana bread, frosted brownies.

4th of July always feels a little odd.  I remember the weird one with Ken and Kristin and Cheryl in Rockville.  I just remember we couldn't decide what to do, where to go, so we drove each other crazy.  Odd memory, but always stuck.

Summer 2014 officially feels in full swing.  July 4th is the wicket.  No going back, just fast forward to August, then a slow month, then dark, then Christmas.  It's all such a cycle.

Anyway - a good day today.  I saw M O N D A Y for what it is and will always be:  time to regroup, catch up, and NOT-FEEL-BAD for being not so productive.  But with that realization came productivity.

I can get so paralyzed.  Not knowing where to put my energy and / or knowing, but avoiding.

A N Y W A Y (2) - it's hot outside.  The day is done for now.  Time to go home.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

yikes!  A trecherous few days of drawing drama and frustration.  I made it through (for now).  Sometimes it's likes pulling water from stone.  I _JUST_CANT.

Many projects backed up, but that is tomorrows problem.

For now, I can just be happy.

Happy 4th.

blue floor (getting dirty dirty already)

messy messy studio, in the height of despair

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

another anniversary with my baby Remi!  We recreated the photo this morning