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Friday, September 17, 2010

My Furry Little Friend

 I found this spider this morning in my backyard--a very attractive one at that. She was resting on the tomato plant. I was in the yard doing dumbell lunges--one thing led to another and soon she was posing for a photo session.
I am missing John's lens that he lent to me for my Malaysia trip. Shooting little friends difficult with my lens. I need a macro.
So stressed--I always loose my appitite and feel manic when I'm stressed--like I'm on a treadmill and I can't get off.
I have officially pulled out of my MFA--returning to finish my MA. The MFA program was not what I wanted. I don't want to sink $10,000 and 2 more years into my Ed. I am dying to finish, get a p/t job for the soicalization and then work like crazy painting and writing.
I believe I can finish my MA by January 2011.
I never worked harder applying for anything then applying for the MFA program---all that effot for what? I'l tell you what. I needed to organize my work and really examine where I've come from and where I am going creatively. It clarrified my goals for me and now I am ready to make it all happen. Plowing through the UBCO MFA hit me like a jail sentence. The classes were repeats of what I know. I knew it was not the MFA for me.
I must leave now and take Pip to her first skating lesson. It is so sunny and warm outside (I am in a tank top) that it will be odd headng into an ice rink. Borrowed little Artemisia's skates for the day as the lesson   came upon me suddenly and I forgot to buy Pip skates.
Mist has 2 friends over, jamming for a David Bowie airband. Tabs is making supper with her friend Mickie. They're starting with a pumpkin pie from scratch. She is making the pastry as I type this.
Signed up for Salsa lessons tonight. Only because I love to salsa dance and I am heading into a fall slump of feeling like I have to get the 'H-E-double-hockey-sticks' out of Kelowna for awhile. I need an "outside of my box" experience to calm myself.

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4 Comments:

Blogger Sandra said...

glad you made your decision. I think it is the right one for you.

Loved the spider pictures!

That Tabs is quite the chef! Hope Pipi8 enjoyed her skating.

You can always come here to get outside the box!

September 18, 2010 at 12:12 PM  
Blogger Melissa Mix Hart said...

Mom, I hate to break it to you--but going home to Mommy is so inside the box it is not funny! ;)

BTW yes, I feel free at last! Also, I got Pip's skating time wrong and Tabs is an amzaing chef indeed!

September 18, 2010 at 1:37 PM  
Blogger theresa_hart said...

That is such a darling spider!

September 18, 2010 at 2:28 PM  
Blogger Melissa Mix Hart said...

Thanx--she is very dear.

September 19, 2010 at 12:48 PM  

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