Tedious Work

Today is has been filled with  little tedious things around the house.  I cleaned all my make up brushes – always fun.

I sharpened all my colored pencils.  Now I don’t want to color with them and ruin them!  It reminded me of that line in You’ve Got Mail.  “A bouquet of newly sharpened pencils”. I love that movie.  I haven’t been coloring in my books a lot lately.  I don’t know why – I always enjoy it.  It’s a good kitty nap time activity.  They like to help a lot.

It was been a pretty slow week in general.  It has been warm enough to be outside but it’s sooo windy! Oh my gosh – I sat out yesterday and my book pages just kept flipping right out of my hands!  I gave up.

girl sneezing in kleenex

 

I was outside just long enough to be attacked by all the spring pollen.  I sneezed so much yesterday that my ribs are sore today!  We won’t even talk about the copious amounts of benedryl it took to finally stop the madness.

 

 

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This has been my book for the last few days – I’ll get it finished today I’m sure.  It’s about artist Georgia O’Keeffe.  I have to say I’m not all that familiar with her or her work.  I’ve done some Googling since starting the book.  She was not a nice or likable person if this book is accurate at all.  I’m not a huge art fan.  I mean who doesn’t “like” art…but I’m not really an art buff.  I can’t say I think her stuff is all that amazing..but SHE sure thought she was the bees knees!

Now I AM a photography buff.  The guy she was involved with (and married to) was Arthur Steiglitz.  He thought quite highly of himself as well but I can’t say I find anything that remarkable in his photography.  I can say the I’m amazed that either of them got anything done!  The book is mostly filled with their “romantic activities” and he had quite the obsession with nude photographs.

I’ll say the book is pretty well written, but it’s really not my cup of tea at all.

C’est La Vie.  Have a super weekend!

XX

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3 thoughts on “Tedious Work

    • She’s known for he work with flowers…there is several sunflower paintings. I do like some of her paintings…I just don’t get what the big deal about them is really.

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