Monday, October 24, 2011

many fingers in many pies


I've been very busy lately and will be for the next couple of weeks and so my reading, commenting, and posting has been a little hit or miss and will probably continue to be for a while.



We're heading into the city in a little while to do two small etching jobs. Also I've been cutting hundreds of little bitty pieces of glass for 100 fused glass crosses that the church ordered (the irony is not lost on me, an unbeliever).



And I've been working on some sun catcher/wind chime thingeys. Not sure what I'm going to do with them.

Coming up, we have a workshop this weekend and then next week, I'll be working in the store for 3 days and then the last day of the workshop the following weekend.

And this coming Friday I have a preliminary presentation to give for to the garden club and library here for a possible sculpture for the library gifted by the garden club.

Here's a few shots from the yard:

grasses blooming in the 13 acre field

cat whiskers

gomphrena fireworks



22 comments:

The Bug said...

I'm glad you're busy. And I LOVE the cross. Those flowers are gorgeous!

Out on the prairie said...

All real nice, I really enjoy that gomphrena, I have grown a number of varieties.

TexWisGirl said...

hey, at least you're an equal opportunity glass worker! :)

Kathy's Klothesline said...

Good to be busy. I am busy, too. This weekend will be the official end of the season and I am waiting for the first editing of my book to be done and looking fo the right illustrator. More to this than you would think, but it is exciting!

Joanne said...

Busy is good! And I'm seeing some of the nature colors, the greens and golds at first glance, in your cross work :)

Gail said...

Those flowers are beautiful. I am not familiar with either.

It's good you are busy. I love the thingies, look forward to seeing what you do with them.

Snowbrush said...

I loved the photos, and your work is beautiful, but the thought of taking an implement of death and torture and representing it as a happy looking objet d'art of it would strike me as strange even if I were a believer. On the other hand, I guess I would prefer that to the gory Catholic crucifixes that I've so often seen.

SkippyMom said...

All the fall flowers here are blooming - mums, etc. It is so great.

Nice you still have flowers too!

Ms. Moon said...

Crosses can mean many things. Flowers can mean everything. Beautiful.

She Writes said...

Ohhhh, I like that firework flower and I love irony :).

Kerry said...

You have work. That's great. I wouldn't question it for a single minute.

Butternut Squash said...

The photos tell me that something really wonderful is about to blossom. So glad you are busy!

Rubye Jack said...

Way to go--everything looks great. As a collector of crosses, those little bitty pieces of glass crosses are calling to me, perhaps not god, but to me they call.

The wind chime thineys look great also. Maybe you could make wind chimes of them. Sorry. It's late.

Have a good week and take care!

Marguerite said...

Those firecracker flowers are so beautiful. Love the crosses, too. Have fun and enjoy the workshop!

VM Sehy Photography said...

The windcatcher chimes are beautiful. I love the vibrant colors in your work. The crosses look like they might test your patience, though.

SueAnn said...

I too love the crosses! Fingers crossed for you with the garden club glass piece!
Those flower pics...amazing and beautiful!!
Yep...fall has come and it has been beautiful here too! Love the changing leaves!
Inspiring!
Hugs
SueAnn

jane.healy said...

Keep busy my friend!

steven said...

it's good to be alive. beautiful flowers! steven

Reya Mellicker said...

After that long drought, the land still comes back. Wow.

I love glass wind chimes. It's the best sound.

They are beautiful, too.

Oh the crosses - they will be gorgeous, they ARE gorgeous. Art is not always a matter of faith.

Jayne said...

Wow- your yard is simply sublime this time of year!
Good luck with all the projects--you have your work cut out for you. Love the sun catchers! :)

Hilary said...

I sure do understand having trouble keeping up with blog activities. Your crosses are lovely and you wear irony well. ;)

Frank Baron said...

Those crosses are pretty nifty. If my folks were still alive, they'd love one.

Both flowers are unknown to me. They're beauties, though. Thanks for introducing me to them.