Sunday, August 9, august simple pleasures. Oh, how I love summer. It's just not long enough here in Illinois. It's different every time I write a post and unfortunately, more frustrating each time, too.
The Itinerate Mommy-- yes, I can read. Friday, November 29, Retirement faillures We have been doing the catching up part in a big way. The first month back in Maine, Judd had a total hip replacement--the AT Appalachian Trail arthritis finally caught up with him. He had a newer procedure so was up rehab-ing apple picking, cider pressing, winterizing in record time. A little ol' walker didn't keep him from back-at-home chores. After spending 2 months on the road, we've explored only a little this fall--visited a vineyard run by graduates of the Walla Walla college where we were wine club members, a trip to the Roach Pond camp to feed AT hikers on their way to Mt. And now the holidays are upon us. We'll get to hiking and reading real soon.
Do you think there is a renaissance in French publishing with events like Publish It Yourself and the Offprint Paris held there and smaller French publishers attempting to break out of an older model? Nothing is done in France, I have never seen a great retrospective exhibit about a French photographer. The Netherlands fascinates me the most outside of China, which is now taking the art world by surprise! MM : Douglas Stockdale mentions in a piece that you had a not-so-good experience with a printer in China. What did you learn from that experience that you would use for future publishing? This combined with a country who has the most enthusiasm to conquer the world through economics, wants to be the leader of the world look at the example of the train in Tibet is moved by the energy and the faith which we have lost in the Occidental European and USA countries. When Ramadan in Yemen by Max Pam was about to be published, the Chinese printing industry was undergoing internal battles: companies were doing all they could to steal the best technicians from each other. This is exactly what had happened to the printer I had selected. His best employees had gone to work for his challenger.
Stitched for Wichelt. Monday, August 3, She's done, again! The last time I posted I said I was hoping to finish Princess Elliana by the end of that week, but it turned out that was a bit too optimistic. It took until Wednesday afternoon of the following week to do, but she is finally done for the second time! I knew that I wanted to send this to Rensel Studio for framing so I emailed them right away and heard back the next day that I could send it any time. So last Thursday she started her journey to Utah and should arrive today. Amber said they are even more backed up than usual, so I don't expect to see her again until the end of the year at the earliest. I spent last Thursday putting things away in my craft room and running errands, and most of Friday was taken up with cleaning so it was Saturday before I stitched again.