You probably would rather see a picture my art. But this is my art ~ raising my daughter to fall in love with the 'right" kind of guy and living happily every after. The wedding is 10 days away and everything is in place. I almost feel aimless, wondering what I should be doing. So I have started packing for Australia, since I leave 4 days after the wedding and I know I'll be exhausted for at least 2 days afterwards.
I have met all of my other deadlines - my article and artwork to Cloth Paper Scissors, and oh - the quilt I thought was due February 1st is actually due February 1st, 2008, so I got a reprieve on that one. Thank goodness I emailed her to tell her I was a wee bit late. I work really hard to keep deadlines and committments, so the relief that I was way ahead of the game on that one was immeasurable. It gave me time to breathe!
I am putting the finishing touches on a Marie Antoinette collaboration due ~ Valentine's Day, of course. The same day the Marie Antoinette is released. I never did see it in the theatres so I am excited to get it. I pre-ordered it on Amazon. I find myself with so much free time on my hands it's a bit nerve-wracking, yet I am busy all day. Go figure. The calm before the storm I suppose.
I got a lovely email from Lynn Whipple today. She received her contributor's copy of my book, Fabric Memory Books. I really respect her opinion so it was refreshing to hear this - "HI! I got your book today, and it is marvelous. I love the bird book, such perfection! I really enjoyed spending time with your quotes. they really make you feel good, the one about the bear, it doesn't matter if an ear drops off. funny and so true. your book is a refreshing break from a busy deadline, it made me just settle in and smile. and relax. so thanks. Congratulation!! and well done!" Her words made me smile and brightened a cold, winter day.