Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Drifting in the mundane



In this 'dead air' time after the crazy build-up of Christmas and the upcoming New Year's, I fall into heavy day dreams. I think it has to do with cabin fever & it being 9 degrees at night. And now that the weather is calming down (we're expecting a high of FORTY this week - woo. hoo), there really isn't much outdoors to take picture-wise. So on that note, I'm gonna shower you with randoms from the head of Tracey :-):
  • while making cookies this past weekend, i found that I love the color of an egg & a cup of sugar mixed. Such a soft, calm yellow. would be good for my bedroom - esp. when the sun sets
  • getting huge run around about an empty lot behind my garage. the city just tore the house down around thanksgiving & I want to put my dibs on it now. been informed that i would need to file an 'interest purchase' agreement along w/$750. What the hell? Who cares about an empty lot that would draw nothing but trouble? I'm having dreams of this. I'm not even worried; it's all gonna be in my favor:

  • while being present in the now (& washing dishes), the light turned the dishes into art, don't you think? I mean, have you ever looked at your dishes instead of just washing them as fast as possible? You liked them when you picked them out & bought them. Look at them in the right light; they're still pretty :-)


  • this is my favorite "GoodWill" coffee cup. Yep - just $.25; have had it for years. Serves up great coffee & keeps me motivated at the same time (LOL!) The find that keeps on giving


  • I truly vow to finish a word collage i started years ago. And then start another one. old magazines, glue stick & scissors are all that's required.

That's all the day dreams I have for now. 'Scuse me while I let my mind wander down this path & see what happens! :-)





Pictures by: me :-) (except collage)

3 comments:

  1. Good luck on the vacant lot. I, too, love the color made by egg yolk and sugar. I hand wash my dishes also and you're right, they are "art" if we look at them with the right "eye". I love my dishes. Blue Willow. Love. Really love your winter tree photo and your word collage photo.

    Happy New Year dear friend!

    Much love,
    Sharon

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  2. Love your dishes!!! (You know I'm a sucker for pretty plates and cups!) And I always use the dishwasher - lol!

    And love your word collage!

    Happy New Year, dear Tracey!

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  3. happy new year!!! love that you're getting back to finishing your collage...winter is a great time for arts & crafts...any time, really but winter has a stillness to it ;) exhale.

    one love.

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