Saturday, June 5, 2010

So Excited!

I wasn't going to mention anything until it is a done deal, but I can't help it. I am going to look at a granary building later this morning. A nearby farmer needs it gone so he can put up a grain bin. It is 15' x 20'. It is already on a flat bed, and he will deliver it. It is a wood building covered in tin, with a wood floor. I might just get my dye/weaving/fiber studio yet! I have been so excited I couldn't sleep last night.

Speaking of sleep, yesterday morning I woke around 5 am. There was a tree frog croaking nearby. By the decibel level, it sounded like it was on my window. That thing was loud! It reminded me of a Mom incident, so I had a good cry and then couldn't get back to sleep.

Mom and I were walking around the upper pasture. I think I was trying to cut down some burdock while she wandered nearby. Although I never could find it, there was a tree frog near the fence, low to the ground, and it sounded very sad. The croak had a whimpering/crying sound to it. Mom stood nearby, and kept saying in that comforting Mom voice, "Oh, what's the matter? Are you ok? Don't cry, it's ok." Mind you, she had no idea what was making the sound, she just knew it sounded sad and needed comfort. I miss her.

Ok, so I'll update later with details/pictures of the building if it gets to be mine. In the meantime, I was playing with Photoshop Elements the other day, and this is what happened.


Cindy said...

I am so happy for you. Please keep us posted. Your Mom memory made me cry. It's still so close to the surface. I'm moving forward, but there are many times where I must just stand still. My thoughts are with you, Annie!

Rachael said...

Oh, what a lovely, sad memory. Beautiful.

And ZOMG, the granary! Can't wait to see how it turns out!

Eyes to See said...

I wouldn't have been able to sleep, either! I LOVE your artistic treatment of the flower. Has a canvas texture under it. Or tapestry. Do that some more! As for tree frogs, we hear them all the time but almost never see them. For elusive creatures they are very vocal!