November 28, 2010

Contentment





I’m content. He worked the museum and froze. I’ll let him tell you all about it. While he was freezing, I did an acre and a half of small things.

I finished the chair. The second side isn’t as good as the first, but it looks vastly better.


Before and after.


I got three loads of laundry done. In between this and that, I mended a favorite cushion, finished decorating the tree while breaking only one ball, and worked my way into the start of a rich new-to-me book:" Albert Speer. His Battle with Truth”, by Gitta Sereny. Fascinating stuff, and it adds a new way of seeing to Speer’s highly rated books.

Best of all, today we have tickets to Harry Potter.

10 comments:

  1. You lucky ones to have tickets to Harry Potter. Glad to know you had such an industrious day. Are you heaters still on?

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  2. SchmidleysscribblinsNovember 28, 2010 at 9:03 AM

    You can come rework my chair anytime. Also, in return, I would love to browse your library.

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  3. That was certainly a happy reward for all the excellent work you did. I STILL haven't finished painting the doors I started several weeks ago. Shame on me. I will have to follow your example.

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  4. I became addicted to Fran Liebowitz documentary on HBO and ended up watching it again the next day and then going on-line to order one of her books. You are a very talented seamstress and that chair is gorgeous. I could never keep white clean...I eat to much chocolate while sitting and watching TV! My tree is still not up!!!!!

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  5. You truly missed your calling. You should have been a decorator. I see your special redbird. Very pretty.

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  6. Lucky you. I'm just going to wait to see Harry Potter. I hate crowds and especially ones with noisy kids. You are an artist -- the chair looks great!!! I'm so glad things are doing well for you!

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  7. Magnificent red bird and a beautiful tree. You had a very productive day. I napped a lot yesterday, therefore no tree,or lovely chair. ;-) My son said this was the best Harry Potter so far!

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  8. The tree looks perfect and the chair looks great! And by this time you've seen Harry Potter! I hope you enjoyed yourselves.

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  9. What a red bird! Just perfect. I love bookshelves. I can't understand people who throw away books. It's so lovely to see them all lined up, ready to be opened.

    That white chair is gorgeous, but I agree with Tabor. I could never keep it clean.

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