Friday, October 21, 2011

the flip side

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I stole three more hours last night to do the flip side of the cut & paste therapy journal. (There's always a flip side.)

Clothing laundered in someone else's washing machine always seems to have a nicer scent.

I have a splitting headache.

Honeycrisp apples are in season.

I'll miss the old guy who sits on his porch swing with his wife and says "Hi, Neighbor" every time we pass his house.

Plastic is a great backing for collage because it doesn't warp when I put the goo all over it. I want to try plexiglas next.

Lettering genius Lori from Elvie Studio is launching letterLAB November 7.

I'm a carry on traveler. If I have to check my bag for any reason I take it as a personal failure.

The caffeinators at Starbucks assumed that I needed two shots this morning and they were right.

My tolerance for anything right now is pretty low.

State alcohol laws baffle me.

Made little doodle cards to ship with my Etsy orders (here, here and here).

Signed up for Art Every Day Month 2011. How I'll do this I don't know yet since my computer (and I, and everything else I own) will be in transit. Journal postings by phone maybe?

19 comments:

Jessica said...

I am usually a carry-on traveler as well, but I'm glad that Alaska Airlines just came out with Club 49 for Alaska residents! We can check 2 bags each on every flight to or from AK and that will help schlep stuff down south and back for our "destination wedding" at my parents' in Los Angeles!

Nicole : Three By Sea said...

I love this post...the good, the bad, the highs, the lows...it all feels very human. ;-)
(p.s. I love that the captcha word i have to type in to post this comment is "booti")

Lisa G. (Happy Mama) said...

sending good juju your way.

Bella Sinclair said...

Hahahaha! Art Every Day Month? You slacker.

My dream is not to touch an oven or stove for 6 weeks.

Yes, there is always a flip side. Currently, it's on my hair, but only on the side where I slept wrong.

Hang in there!

jtolkoff said...

I think you inspired me to try Art Every Day. Good luck with your move and see you on the east side!

Eileen said...

I like your random thought blogging! Someone said it feels very human...I agree!

happytrees said...

I love this spread! It looks super therapeutic!!!

We Three 3 said...

thanks for the post and the link to the Art Every Day month. I might try that out!
TGIF

taswann said...

You have inspired me! I need some art therapy. And like another commenter, I love your train of thought...good luck with Art Every Day Month, what a challenge.

la ninja said...

thank you, lovely.

keep on rambling on, you nutta ; P

Pattylg67 said...

I just caught up on your blog and found that you're moving to New Jersey! I am a Morris County girl, but now live just over the PA border. My daughter is attending Montclair State. I know well the areas of which you speak. Last week my mother and sister went to meet my daughter for lunch in Montclair. My mom was thrilled to find a mural down an alley and posted about it on her blog. I though I'd share it with you -
http://throughjerseyeyes.wordpress.com/2011/10/20/mural-in-an-alley/

Much luck on your move; you're smart to not worry over that which you have no control. It's so exciting that a blogger and artist I enjoy is moving close by!

amy said...

hi. i like the way you write your posts :)
to the point.
honest.

cool

xxa

Kirstin said...

Your collage therapy inspired me and I took some time this weekend to do my own. It was so much fun. Thanks for the inspiration.

cath c said...

me, too.

my tolerance hit kaput last night. hoping today is is a little fresher, already seems so.

Nicky Linzey said...

I don't know how you do it Aimee!

Paper Squid said...

I love this post, the different random thoughts and updates. Very honest. I hope all your items get to you soon. "Happy trees" said the post seems therapeutic, yep I agree, I should try this. :)

xo

soulbrush said...

LOve this, so wonderful, your mind is so full of great art!!
Hope headache gone by now.

lori vliegen said...

your collage pages are awesome! i love reading your lists.....so much more interesting than mine!!! and you are the best of the best.....thank you SO much for the linky love!!! i'm sending you a big hug right now!! xoxox

Shannon said...

Hey beautiful! I just love this post. Thinking of you as you prepare for the big move. xo