Archive for August 1st, 2007

I Am Really Losing It

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

In fact, I have lost 10 pounds as of today. Here is where I usually get in to trouble. I feel great and have lots of energy. My clothes are loose and I am fitting in to things I almost gave away. I usually plateau for physical and psychological reasons. And of course, we are leaving for vacation on Sunday. I hope to get in lots of hiking and walking and to eat sensibly. If I can just hold it or lose a teensy bit, I will be happy.

I have been trying to clean up my creative space this week. I have made a mess as I have come and gone from workshops and have been working on quilts for the Japanese Garden show. I can’t do another thing until I clean up my mess.

Here are the latest additions to my studio.

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In the background are black cotton t-shirts that I plan to discharge. On the left is soy way. In the center are T-Juice fabric markers. I think M & M may be decorating some t-shirts this week-end. I will also use them on fabric for art quilts. Today, I stopped in at big lots and got a fantastic deal on these clamps which I will use in my shibori work for clamping resists.

As I was leaving the house over the week-end, I saw this strange sign on the corner of Reed College property so I grabbed my camera and took a photo. Then, I thought I would have some fun in Photoshop and add it to my Virtual Iraq War Protest.

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Be sure to click on the Endless War bumper sticker in my sidebar to see all the photos in the Virtual Iraq War Protest. I have added some new photos.