Although I really really love the way this is turning out, I look at the original and it needs more PINK. Still more warm pink. That is my quest. But I am liking this very much. The industrial photographs take my painting in directions I would never think to go on my own, although I went there in photography in a painterly way. Fun cross-germination there.
Read parts of a book I got in the Philadelphia airport many lo these many years ago. One on Mexican Muralists. Diego Rivera, Orazco, Siguieros, (sp?) and more. Learning, although it doesn’t directly inform my work, it informs ME. Who knows how informs my work?
Jason got the Kindle registered and a copy of Rebekah’s Closet on there for me as my first book. I’m looking up Neruda and Rilke on Kindle, researching …
In counseling today we discussed how I’m soooo on auto-pilot functioning today/now. Due to stressors I can’t yet discuss with you all. In part the surgery, but there’s more. Pain, in my neck, well, my back, my left shoulder? it varies from day to day. Tired. But the B12 is helping. I can’t say more right now but day to day, task to task. We will know much more this time next week? Wednesday morning after the doctor appointment? We shall see.
Thankfully there was a section in the waiting room in Chopra on managing stress, finding that observer/awareness state and breathing through things. I laughed. But what choice do I really have, ultimately? It works.