Saturday, August 18, 2012
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Saturday was back to school tax free shopping day in Arkansas and Tennessee. Not that I need to do back to school shopping, but I was in Memphis for a CPSA meeting. I mention the tax free shopping, not because I took advantage of it, but because there was a lot of traffic and people out shopping. After the meeting, my husband/chauffeur, and I went out to eat and set out to find 2 directors chairs for my Art Festival Booth. While I was in the meeting he did some searching to narrow down the places that I would have to go (he is a good assistant...especially since I hate to shop...especially in this heat!). He found one store that had one director's chair (on sale). Unfortunately when we returned to purchase it, there was no chair. Either it sold, or it wasn't there (in the storage room) to begin with. But the nice clerk at the store looked on the trusty computer to find that another one of their stores indeed had 4 of the director's chairs. So we plugged in the address into my 'smartphone' to find the other store. Thankfully, we found the store, Pier One, and they did have the 2 chairs that I wanted and I completed my shopping for the day. Unfortunately, my purchase didn't qualify for the tax free shopping. But I am happy with my chairs and think they will fit into my Art Festival Booth perfectly!
The Memphis Egg is at the Welcome Center at Mud Island. It says the "Birthplace of Rock and Roll". Too bad it wasn't there when "The Firm" was filmed in Memphis! Tom Cruise could have hidden behind the egg!
Friday, August 3, 2012
The projects that I'm working on now are private commissions that are almost done! For now, that's all I can share. I hope to be able to share the details about a month from now. I did spend a couple of days working on some clay houses last week. They are in the kiln today and I will be glazing some of them this weekend so I can list them in my Etsy shop. I will be working on those and some whimsical paintings to get ready for the holidays and the John's Creek Art Festival that I will be participating in, October 26 & 27th! It is a new festival this year and it should be fun! Till next time...
Have a great weekend!