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This and That, Again

Tuesday, April 11th, 2006

I had such a good time tonight. Terry Grant invited me to a meeting of an art quilter’s group that she has been part of for about 10 years. They are not affiliated with any guild. I love their name: Second Tuesday at Somebody’s House. I had such a good time with Teri, Gail, Beth, Linda and of course, Terry. They made me feel so welcome. They are currently working through the Color and Composition Book and they are almost to where I stopped, so I guess I can pick that up again.

Today we got our Oregon Driver’s licenses; after two trips to the DMV. We thought our new checks would serve as proof of our new address, but, no, we needed something that had been mailed to the house. We  had to drive home and back. We also stopped at Kaiser to get a prescription filled. The pharmacy tech made my day when she asked me if I was an artist. I said , yes. She said I looked like one because of my jewelry and the colors I was wearing. I told her she had made my day! Last week when I checked in at Southwest to fly to Oakland, the clerk didn’t believe I was eligible for the senior discount and asked for my license back to look at my birth date again. She made my day, too! It doesn’t take much to make me happy!!

On Sunday, between church and Cirque du Soleil (which was fabulous), I sorted all the art work which was piled against a wall in the living room. I put pieces in rooms to be hung and took a bunch of stuff to the basement for dealing with later – maybe a garage sale. On Monday, we started hanging stuff.

Today, I finished hanging my religious art collection. I have it in the entry way with the church pew which we acquired in North Carolina. So here is how it looks:


Now I have to get the other guest bedroom done for Lisa’s visit this week-end. She has never seen the house before. I am hoping to get to the studio next week. We are going to put in full spectrum florescent lights. Right now it has track lighting with halogen lights that just doesn’t do it for me.