On site photos of my kitchen design installation in progress.
The space will be finished in two weeks. I'm waiting on the granite, the back-splash and the cabinetry hardware. The custom fabricated cabinetry, a natural maple, came out lovely. I especially like the cathedral graining in the front panel of the hood housing. The existing floor will be stained two to three shades darker, which will provide a nice contrast. It's been slow going with this one. My client was otherwise occupied finishing up a Masters degree. The project is perking now though.
GOOD & PLENTY, CHIPS, A DRAWING, AN EXORCISM
"Mom, you can tell everybody it was the guy not knowing how to use the camera, but you know you've put on a few pounds," said my brutally truthful trained son .
"Calling to cheer me up are you?" I said.
"No, just don't think anybody believed that malarkey about it being the camera's fault."
Never one to hold back, the kid was right. Though cameras do add ten pounds--it wasn't the camera lens that made me look wide. It was Good & Plenty, Barbecued potato chips, and let's not forget the Arimidex, a charming pill that gets rid of all the estrogen in your body, makes your joints arthritic and increases your weight ten to twenty five pounds while increasing your chances of surviving your bout with the big C. Survival being number one on my Bucket List and jumping in the lake, number three, (right after visiting the Great Wall, Evelyn). I admit a heavier set woman was seen emerging victorious from the deep--and as soon as she rang off from her son, she was also seen setting up her stash for a commemorative still life. Where the cave men drew bison on their walls in hopes of hunting down a feast, I drew my feast to exorcise my weakness. I had to draw fast; the Good & Plenty were going fast, the exorcism was going slow.
It never came. Instead a light haze blew in bringing a sprinkle. Of the thirty shots I took, handshake from being new at handling the camera was a problem. I had nothing to lean on to brace,so more photoshoots like this one should be planned. Also, the chore of keeping a larger lens surface clean has come back into my life. I need to pack lens wipes, dust blower and lens cleaner in my case. The lilly pads looked paint worthy;I was sorry I missed them blooming--do lilly pads have a bloom period?
HAVE A TERRIFIC WEEKEND. DRIVE SAFE.