07 June 2006

can't slow down now


mended target 2 Originally uploaded by dressform.

almost there.... have to pack... have to sweep.... make a list for the house-sitter... water garden... do math and post grades... mail out some stuff..... nicole , nichola , alison .... your goods will go out upon my return ~ i still want to flush out your packages so.... hopefully you will all feel it's worth the wait. also some of you music swap folks... i got to about 1/2 of you.....and here's a good cryptic message for certain folks :: book people {not truth} i'm going to a bit late w/ passing it on.... sorry..... it goes to a certain pacific northwest ukelele player next.

above is my present for the countess.... going to her wedding on saturday actually.... i know she isn't checking blogs so it's safe to post. when i told her my idea about mending targets she got the whole thing immediately. sparked this whole conversation about what mending actually is....

this trip is going to be a little bit crazy. i think i might nick name it the movin' on trip b/c we don't really settle anywhere for very long.... i want to take lots of photos.... hopefully that will happen {i was even contemplating taking a polaroid camera, but i'm not sure how much room there will be in my luggage}

so ~ so long for now.... i'll miss you all in cyber space. no drawings for a few weeks.... hopefully i'll have good stories upon my return.... and i'm excited that a few of you might read artemesia with me!! i leave you with a shot of my peek a boo pink hair:

see the pink?

16 comments:

Ky said...

reading your post, i began thinking about "not all who wander are lost...." be safe, nomad, and have a joyous time!! xo

Abigail said...

Oh have a wonderful time!!! Say hey to 'A' for me..and congrats..hope the big day goes really well!

...you so deserve a break so enjoy to the full and chilllllllll..mmmmm :)

hugs, xox

simple me said...

have a great time and enjoy every bit of it...see you when you come back.
bjs
paula

pat said...

While a whirlwind, nonstop trip can be tiring in some ways, it can also be a great respite for the soul from life's daily routine. ENJOY, ENJOY, ENJOY! I look forward to some great photos and great posts on the wedding, etc. And I look forward to your comments on Artemisia..she was quite a woman!!

anke said...

Oh no! I'm back and you are leaving! (Well at least I have some time to catch up on your posts...I was browsing and the pictures looked great!)

Have a wonderful time, I hope you will meet new people and see wonderful places. Get inspired and take care of yourself...
XXXOOO Anke

P.S.: Maybe my package will wait for you upon your return...not promising anything...how long will you be gone exactly??? ;)

wendy said...

oh my goodness...I will see you on saturday...little happy dance for me, the boy & I are headed to the wedding too!
what a great cryptic message, I think everyone will understand...talk to you soon in person!! yeah.

wendy said...

oh and the hair - adore it. I have been thinking that might be the little kick in the butt I need for my hair. a little green maybe?

trudesign said...

Have a great time, good luck with that long list of things to do!

Lisa | eots said...

How wonderful, a wedding to start things off. Have an absolutely fabulous time filled with revelry, friendship and the happily unexpected!

Artemesia is waiting for me at the library...no way I would want to miss out on a "Father's Choice" book.

gracia said...

Hi Lisa,
Have a wonderful, wonderful trip... I'm eagerly awaiting all the drawings, photos, adventures & tall stories... to follow them from the other side of the world.
And, I love that you mend those poor targets, very beautiful. Do you mend other forms & objects too in your work?
take care, grache

Karen said...

Lisa....have a wonderful time. I am going to miss your wonderful drawings and thoughts but am eager to see all you'll have to share when you get back!

Did you try rolling your clothes? Sometimes that helps with space and then you can fit the polaroid!

bugheart said...

the mended target
is brilliant!
did you mend them
by hand!?
have lovely travels...
would love to hear
more about the
ukulele player.

dani said...

your hair and you are gorgeous!

cindy said...

have a great time away lisa. i really like your mended targets. it's really thought-provoking.

poppy said...

oh so much to catch up on! and now you are away! hope you're enjoying your trip and the wedding!

lisa s said...

hello everyone! thank you so much for your well wishes for my trip!!

lisa|eots... did you get the book?

gracia.... to answer your question... i have not mended other things per se... but i really like the idea of mending a lot. do you know the work of nina cachedoreon [sp?] she mended spider webs... i'll try and find more on this for you....

bugheart... yes... i mended them by hand :)

poppy! you are back! :)