Interest in the changing seasons is a much happier state of mind
than being hopelessly in love with spring. George Santayana
So today I blasted home along I-95 and discovered how to use cruise control, I know, not a big deal, but I don't drive long distances in the car, or when I do, it's in traffic so I never even tried to use it. I made one stop, but other than that raced back home to get the doggies. They have been blissfully snoozing since they got home- I think the Slammer barking keeps them busy and alert and they always come home exhausted.
On the way home I decided that this was my last rodeo. I think I've gotten beyond, or behind- I don't know- large groups of women. I guess I am not good at the schmooze, and I know I don't have a friendly face even when I try to. I really hate navigating these things alone. Don't get me wrong- I loved talking to everybody that talked to me, but the whole scene makes me quite uncomfortable being the introvert I am. If I enter and if I get into next year's show I will visit for the opening and come home that night. Really, the 2 hour drive isn't a big deal if you don't do anything else but go and return.
Basically what I need to do is get my ass in gear and get some studio work done. The house is taking more energy that I ever anticipated, so when that's over in the fall I hope to return to my real life. Meanwhile I'll putter along and do what I can but I am so looking forward to getting back to work. These smaller shows are fine but I need to fry some bigger fish again.
Meanwhile it's 8:30 and I am wanting to go to bed! Guess I'm just old.
I have some flotsam today for ya- the skin suits of a few famous guys, padded and polyurethaned to turn you into whatever it is you want to be: Hulk, a Red Guy, or the basic skin suit that can morph into hundreds of muscle-y costumes.
Flex Design Costumes has created an impressive collection of full-body muscle suits that range from lean to mega-sized muscle tones. If the Hulk-like Mega size is still too small, they also offer custom suits by request for taking anyone’s fake muscles beyond the extreme. The muscle suit are available to purchase, in a full range of colors, from their online store.
Hmmm, kind of reminds me of a giant Ken.
These embroidered car doors by Lithuanian textile artist Severija Incirauskaite-Kriauneviciene who has an enormous body of work involving stitched objects including bowls, irons, lamps and much more.