Thursday, December 31, 2009

2009 Revisited

2009 Was a rather interesting year....many ups and downs. Here's my own flashback....


January

-43F at the "Countenance" show opening that I curated.

I found out that my Trooper has a blown head gasket + a warped head. This means my car is officially a lawn ornament.
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February


I turned 37.

My best friend of 12 years passed away.

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March


My stepfather died.

My mother and father got back together after 30 years of divorce. (?!!?!)

I was accepted to grad school.

Ethan Ivey was born.
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April

Frommage moved out.

I delivered 12 paintings to the gallery for my solo show.

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May

Fromage moved back in.

We bought a new bed.

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June


I bought a 2001 Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle.

Fromage and I went on a 400 mile bicycle tour for our

8th wedding anniversary.


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July

I went to Vermont for my first MFA artist residency.


I met amazing artists and made wonderful friends.

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August

I took a mushroom identification class


and did a lot of (unsuccessful) fishing with Cousin Bill.

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September

Painted my kitchen yellow...at long last!


Took three pickup truck loads of CRAP to the recycling station.


My cycling partner Shannon moved to California...

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October

Back to VT for my second residency.

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November

I made 17 artworks in three weeks.

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December

Fromage turned 44.


Silas Worley was born.

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December 31, 2009:

Everything is the same, and everything is different....again.

Happy New Year!


Health, wealth and happiness to you in 2010!