Friday, February 10, 2012

Mail Day


This morning I mailed out a pile of mail art for the swap I'm having here on this blog.
Yesterday I was patting myself on the back because I finished everything on time.

There I was, happy to have completed an art project.
So I start to look over my list of projects I have started and others I want to start soon.
Thinking, "I'm in a good place, things are moving along at a good pace".

I knew that the local artist association has an annual "Green Show" in March.
Checked their web site, didn't see anything.
Next, I dropped them an email.

They replied.
Yes, we are having a Green Show again this year.
Deadline for entries is March 3rd.

AHHH, NUTS!
followed by gasping and choking for air.
( so much for being "in a good place")

I know what I'm making for the show, that's the good news.
Not sure if I have enough time to get it done, the bad news.

My family now has to eat a gallon jar's worth of dill pickles,
I need the jar for my art piece!



5 comments:

  1. Send some pickles here, my husband will eat them. Better yet, go to a local restaurant and ask them for a big jar! They will probably give it to you for free. xox Corrine

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  2. I've got to start lining up some more shows. Mentally. They really help me keep on track. Good luck with your next deadline!

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  3. I can just picture you with a big pickle in one hand and doing your art work with the other (grin). BTW, your blog is the second that i have found that I can not leave a comment with my tablet. Had to wait until I had one of the computers turned on I wonder why.

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  4. Happy Valentine's Day Jill. Your masterpieces arrived in perfect time, and are brilliant!! I am enamoured of the rich tones and texture, and so excited I got two!! The poem and message are a gift as well. Thank you, thank you!!! I need to step up my game!

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  5. Hi Jill! Happy V-day! I got your 2 wonderful cards---oh my---they are amazing! They will be on my blog this week! Also, was it Maria that sent my other one? I got another amazing card today (but it didn't say if it was for your swap...and I get all kinds of stuff from new Good Mail Day-ers too. ha!) thank you a bunch! xo

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