Monday, September 27, 2010

Happy Autumn


I've been totally slacking here lately - with good reason! I've been super busy, working long hours at the gallery the last two weeks while we've been installing new exhibitions. Plus I've had a ceramic commission to finish at our old studio and I just completed my first painting commission - three pieces for a print application (I hope to share more details soon), which I was approached with only two weeks before the deadline - the deadline being the same day as the exhibition openings we were working towards. yikes

It worked out well that all this business happened in September, because I always feel a surge of energy at the beginning of the Fall. You know, that 'back-to-school' rush. Even though I haven't been in school for five years, I still feel that sense of anticipation and excitement to start something new. Everything is done now and things are getting back to normal, so hopefully I can get back in the habit of posting more regularly.

For now, here is a random picture of a bug that I took on our camping trip last month. Does anyone know what kind of insect this is?

7 comments:

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  2. It kind of looks like a stinkbug. I could be wrong, but they're supposed to be pretty prevalent this time of year so that's my best guess.

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  3. I've been wondering how the painting commission was going! Sounds like you got it all done, and of course you did!

    I don't know what that bug is, but it's terrifying! Haha

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  4. Laura - I just googled 'stink bug' and I think you are right! I'm glad I didn't disturb him or he would have gotten all stinky on me.

    Anabela - I did get it done! It went really well. The designer was really good to work with - it was a totally positive experience. How are your Little Winter preparations going? I hope you have a little of that 'back-to-school' Fall productivity rush too!

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  5. Carly, I miss you.
    You're blog helps with this issue, but still, wouldn't it be nice to have a cup of tea in person some time soon??? Ah well. Skype tea?
    Glad to hear about your commission and other stuff all going so well - huge congratulations to you on all fronts!
    xo

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  6. P.S. I spelled 'you're' wrong. Oh well.

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  7. I miss you too Kerri! We should have Skype tea soon for sure.

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