The Stool

•August 27, 2014 • 4 Comments

during this set

at my fall artist residency

i tried to balance myself on this stool.

at one point i decided

uh,

perhaps this is not such a safe prop.

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i am back from a gifted vacation.

FILLED with gratitude

the trip was so remarkably relaxing.

reality not so much.

by the by thanks for being here while I was away.

 

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Traffic

•August 15, 2014 • 4 Comments

there you are blog traffic.  thank you. nice to have you back.

 

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The OTHER Green Chair

•August 14, 2014 • 2 Comments

wow. lowest stat days ever.  

even in my humble beginnings i had more folks here.

not very encouraging.

either folks don’t enjoy the story about mr cowboy.

hmmmmmmm

or like me, have had a rather busy summer.

as a matter of fact its vacation time for me.

i hope it’s just busy

i also hope when i get back that you are still here.

I just completed my recap of my 4 artist residencies

“All told my final portfolio’s for my four residencies totaled over 6500 images. I can imagine that I took at least 10,000 – if not more, I abbreviated the experience on my FB page to a mere 1600. This of course would be my most comprehensive collection of images I’ve ever taken within one theme. I find myself a little emotionally attached at the moment. I am not sure if that happens to other artists/photographers. I don’t quite know how to really evaluate what it is I’ve done.”

Below are images from my first residency.

check out the OTHER green chair.

( it had this rocking thing to it )

actually there was an exact duplicate of MY green chair there.

perhaps I mentioned that before.

i so wanted to load it up top my car and call it mine.

gotta love the sock lines around my ankles.

 

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Adventure

•August 11, 2014 • 2 Comments

and so…

after just meeting mr cowboy,

i left on a creative adventure.

in my heart i was feeling this

strange and unusual thing.

someone caring for me.

someone greatly desiring me

and someone really really missing me.

and then.

i was away at my awarded artist residency.

awarded = proud.

artist = wanna be.

want to be an artist with all of me.

a friend once said

you ARE an artist!

love that,

let’s clarify.

earn my living as an artist.

there.

my greatest desire.

i then had this

TEN day immersion

into MY space and artistic expression.

like i was an actual artist!!

a very surreal

and a very intense experience.

while there

i did one set of nude images.

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The Cave

•August 7, 2014 • 2 Comments

and so

i find myself at his place.

i have nicknamed it the cave.

not much light.

here in his bedroom

there are no windows.

i remember this day like it was just yesterday

i was showing him how i take imagery of himself.

love how he included himself.

i got all caught up in the

sweetheart sign

which he had never noticed before.

the street lamp fascinates me

one pole

two lights.

i see it as holding hands.

i might see too much in things

but i don’t care

it’s my story and i’m sticking to it.

his home is simple

clean and neat.

he cooks.

on the weekends  i am there

actually?

he takes care of it all.

it’s very easy to indulge in escapism.

i feel like a queen.

top image?

a favorite.

i mean how crazy

that the composition is

just

so.

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The Dance Of

•August 4, 2014 • 4 Comments

and so…

we started the dance of physical and emotional chemistry.

a beginning.

and

definitely a dance.

full throttle physicality.

plus all the risk one can muster emotionally.

date 3.

i absolutely could not wait to see him.

I could not wait for him to kiss me again.

i marveled how he got me to a place of breathless.

i wore

a country girl dress.

he is mr cowboy after all.

the dress stayed on for maybe 5 minutes.

giggle!

and

i also got to meet his dog.

she had only been w/ him a few months

that didn’t go over to well.

Check out the roses!!!

wow!!

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PS

•August 1, 2014 • 2 Comments

and PS…

LOADS of traffic here in recent days.

thank you!!!

if you are new here

welcome!

if you are an old friend revisiting

don’t forget to say hey!!

happy happy weekend !!

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