Just some things that make me happy….
What I am coveting right now…
This snazzy planner to keep me organized next year. Although I probably need a larger one to organize my chaotic life.
These paints are the same variety the Masters of the Middle ages to create their masterpieces. Its an egg based tempera that allow for amazing detail and brilliant color.
I am so loving these fierce shoes. However even if they were in the budget, and I actually needed another pair of heels, they are wildly impractical for the long, icy winter we are fixing to endure. But they are pretty. A girl can dream….
What I am listening to…
I have been a huge Janet fan for as long as I can remember. I use to rock around the trailer park to Rythm Nation way back in the day. Her new CD has me dancing my bootie off around my kitchen. For Sure
This CD is also in frequent rotation and burned onto my MP3. Seriously makes this southern gal home sick. I love Johnny Cash
As a lifetime band geek I am so into Marches and no one does them better then Sousa. This is a great collection. And Yes, I am frequently mocked for listening to marching bands on CD. I am ok with that.
One of my favorite pieces of music is Carmina Burana . I loved to playing this in band. And The London Philharmonic does it so well.
What I am reading…..
For book club we are reading The Mercy of Thin Air by Ronlyn Dominque. Barbara drew this title out of the jar and since she was the one who suggessted the book I guess its only fitting. Although it better not end up being some sappy romance novel or else!
Also working my way back through Anna Karenina (unabridged) By Leo Tolstoy. I have always enjoyed this book even though Tolstoy has a tendency to be excessively wordy (which I can totally relate to) I do find this story heart breaking and beautiful. And I am currently obsessed with all things Russian.
I am also going to start Hermann Hesse’s Siddartha so Katie and I can discuss it at work. Although I will not be reading it i the original German…..
What I am looking at…
These images make me smile. Random, beautiful, quirky and completely Crys
For those who are not aware, I am extremely amused by goats. If I had my way I would have a farm with sheep and goats. Preferably Icelandic sheep and Kashmir goats. I would also start spinning…
This always makes me smile. I know I should not confess this but I would love to have this in my back yard…. as an eclectic art studio.
This is Improvisation No 23 By Wassily Kandinsky
This is Merry Structure also by Kandinsky who is my Artiste du jour…..and is Russian
What I am watching….
I do not watch a great deal of TV and it will be less now that Project Runway is over (yea Leanne!!!) however Thursday nights are for Ace of Cakes. I love that show. They crack me up and I am in awe of their skills with the sugar. I suspect it is counter productive to my diet since I always want to eat cake while I watch it. But I like cake…a lot.
I have Waitress at home from netflix. I have been wanting to see this movie. I will let you know if it was worth the wait.
Well thats what I’m digging….What about you?