here & there, daily readers. sorry for this absence from pinkbrutus world.
i haven’t been busy, just occupied by other things. the first week of december was devoted entirely to compiling a report of local french eclectic architecture. this one is a favorite of mine; taken on a rainy afternoon:
i wouldn’t mind spending a rainy afternoon in such a house. got an A on the report, incidentally, and now suddenly tomorrow is the first day of school again. i’m taking “Urban Geography” and “Death & Memory in Ancient Art”. as you see i’m still committed to only taking classes with frivolous names.
then it was christmas time. my favorite gift: these beautiful Finnish votives:
actually a gift to myself. picked up six of varying hues at Form + Function, a terrific northern european furniture store. gave three away to an acquaintance & then put the remainders in the dining corner with my Danish bottle and IKEA ash tray:
then i was away for ten days house-sitting in Westfield.
the animals are all doing well. Max the wiener dog is a funny thing. this morning i went in to wake him up & after poking him a few times decided he might be dead. but then he moved one of his ears.
yesterday i learned continental style knitting & have been practicing up all afternoon:
i’m thinking about converting…