He didn’t say no

So very funny. What happens when you get the urge to move to a bigger surface. I want to see this wall-by-wall as she goes!


Years ago I read a book called, I think, something like American Quilt.  There was a character in the story that broke her favorite plates when she was upset over a divorce? and turned it around into something beautiful by using the pieces to create a mosaic on her walls.  She continued to add to the art through other traumas.  The scene I saw in my mind stuck with me all this time.

This tangling pattern addiction brought this vision of wall decorating to my heart.  R was teasing me about always sitting here drawing now.  I told him I was thinking of tangling the entire house inside and out.  He didn’t say no.  He laughed and said, “Now I know that isn’t true, because we have very high ceilings and I know you won’t get up on a ladder or scaffold.”  But he didn’t say no.

Okay, I admitted…

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hollywood baby turned beach gurl turned steel&glass city gurl turned cowgurl turned herb gurl turned green city gurl. . . artist writer photographer. . . cat lover but misses our big dogs, gone to heaven. . . buddhist and interested in the study of spiritual traditions. . . foodie, organic, lover of all things mik, partner in conservation business mpfconservation, consummate blogger, making a dream happen, insomniac who is either reading buddhist teachings or not-so-bloody mysteries or autobio journal thangs early in the morning when i can't sleep
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