Saturday, February 4, 2012
of stitching and sales and soccer
The stitching on the final panel of my triptych is nearing completion. During the process, I have watched/listened to countless DVRd episodes of House Hunters International, as well as myriad mid-to-low-brow TV shows I will admit to only by general category and not by actual show name, lest you know how really depraved I am (no, this does not include Kim Kardashian or any shows of that ilk).
Fused glass forays are interspersed with these marathon stitching sessions. No TV in the workshop, so my boom boom iPod player modulates my playtime there. One piece emerged from the kiln this morning, this one destined to fulfill my first custom order for a glass vessel.
Good news abounds, for this week I also sold one of my Disney Hall pieces, which is in an exhibit at the Buenaventura Art Association:
Sannygirl and I have been logging our running miles courtesy of an app on my iPhone -- the app even calculates total altitude climbed, which surely accounts for my slow pace. Here's The Girl at home, playing soccer with me (I think this is the equivalent of a hand-ball-foul):