Hello there, my friends!~
I'm back to the blogging world! I'm sitting here in my new art room looking out three windows at a pretty rambly little garden feeling really, really lucky.
The epic disaster of boxes and furniture is slowly but surely getting organized....my art room is still mostly in boxes and I'm waiting for a table to be moved in, and oh-- we adopted a kitty! Audrey made her Daddy promise that when we got a new house we could get a kitten because we had told her before that our house was too small for another animal to live with us.
Well, that has been remedied and now we have "Queenie" (name has changed several times, it may change again, and I'm honestly not sure if this cat is really a female, because I've heard that before) who we got from the local animal shelter. Queenie was a white blued-eyed girl in a litter of black cats, so she must be rather special, don't you think? I'm also hoping white cat hair will show less, haha!
As you've probably heard in the news, the weather around here got scary the other day, but where I live we mostly just got some rain and thunder. It stormed our first night in this house, and I think today might actually be our first nice sunny day since we moved in. I can't believe all the devastation that happened literally just down the turnpike from here.
I was in Moore last spring visiting a friend who lived there-- but as luck would have it, she moved back here to our hometown not too long after. She worked at the medical center there that got so damaged. So happy that she was so fortunate, and so sad that others were not. And really proud of people like my uncle, who lives just a couple of blocks out of the storm's path, for the exhaustive rescue work he helped with.
As for this moment though, things are calm. I can hear Audrey crooning to her kitten, the skies outside are absolutely clear and cornflower blue. There are now eight Hydrangeas in my new yard, an embarrassment of riches. One (an Oakleaf Hydrangea and another my Mama found half-dead on a sale rack that I'm going to nurse back to health)
True, the dishwasher did over flow this morning all over the kitchen and I managed to lock myself out of the house when I went out to feed the dogs, but its obvious to me these are small matters in the scheme of things. We're so fortunate and I'm not gonna forget it.
On the business end of things, I have reopened the etsy shop so that will all work as before now. I know I've been talking with a few of you about commissions to do 'after the move' and in the next few days I'm hoping to get this art space organized enough that I can start on that, so feel free to get in touch! You know me, I need funds to buy new flowers ;)
Thank you for your visit today---