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23 March 2010

The Tuesday Diptych Project: Week Eight


Johanna (left): Realizing that soon I won't be living in this beautiful old town I've been trying to take in more notice of my surroundings, the cityscape, the old buildings, the general feel of Hamilton. Last week while downtown on a beautiful day I looked up and saw this on the side of an old building. I can't quite decide if it is an old ghost sign from years gone by or if it is some kind of graffiti? Either way I love the look of how the word lithographers has been painted on the side of the building. It leaves me wanting to know more. Is it an old lithography studio or workshop? Or is it the work of a guerilla type artist who wants to bring awareness to the art form? How I love Hamilton and all of the artist hard working types that live and work here.

Desiree (right): I've been feeling rather domestic this week -- doing lots of cleaning and cooking, rearranging, crafting and decorating. I really love cooking simple yet elaborate seeming meals. Lately we've been enjoying lots of curry dishes -- which our daughter loves, thank goodness -- and which are so full of my favourite vegetables. until this afternoon I kept nearly all of our fruit and veggies in a blue, mesh, hanging basket. It was pretty, and kitschy and today as I filled it with mangoes and squash it crashed down and rained produce down on my head, and -- thankfully -- only landed beside Gretchen who was sitting on the kitchen floor. Sigh. I now feel at a loss without my basket, so I suppose I'll be on the hunt for a new one. This time I'll try not to burden it so. At least the curry was a bigger success.

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Blogger thursday said...

Dah! There was one of those baskets at VV yesterday too. I was going to buy it for my kitchen but I couldn't think of a spot for it.

March 23, 2010 at 4:49 PM  
Blogger Johanna said...

Ummmm. I love curry. You must be so happy that baby G likes it too. I hope Noah will be just as adventurous!

March 23, 2010 at 6:02 PM  
Blogger Desiree Fawn said...

Ah, Value Village -- home of all things I need! (Went tonight to find more pyrex actually.... came home with two new bowls and a star wars blanket!)

And Johanna -- the curry was amazing! I also tried G on curry after she pretty much refused everything else -- she didn't want to eat and finally I gave in and let her have a bite of my meal and she devoured it! Here I was thinking the spice was too much for her and she loves it! I guess she was just bored with all the bland food I'd been preparing her, haha!

March 23, 2010 at 10:12 PM  

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