Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Resurfacing


When I returned to the States, I got to do something I've always wanted to do...see the Southwest. I drove from LA to Dallas and met my dad there and we drove the rest of the way (he did) to South Carolina. I have SOOOO much to say I really don't know where to start. I'm feeling adrift. I don't know where I'm going to live yet. I don't know where my job will be. But, I do know my headaches have reduced considerably. To the point where I had one on Tuesday. And none the rest of the time. The decision to come back was good.

As for the Southwest, I drove through Arizona (desert mountains) and New Mexico (higher altitudes...as in snow was on the ground) and just fell in love with it. As I knew I would. I have many more pictures. I spent a few days in Albuquerque and found a darling bead shop. I'm working on a seed bead soup I made (inspired by Beverly Ash Gilbert's soups) with Amazonite nuggets as the anchor. I'm loving working on it so far. It's not far enough along for a picture. But, I thought I'd surface and give you just a hint of where I've been.

5 comments:

  1. Hiya Jenn, I can't say welcome back to the US as I'm in the UK but I'm so glad to hear about your headaches. The trip back sounds like it has done you a lot of good, too.

    Looking forward to seeing more creations from you.

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  2. WELCOME BACK Jenn!!! I'm thrilled to read you traveled through the southwest...you took photos i hope! What a way to end an incredible year & to begin another! HAPPY NEW YEAR & all the best to you!

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  3. THANK YOU Sue, Nancy, Lori, and Becca. I'm missing HK for some reasons, but happy to be "home" (where the family is in South Carolina) again. I know where to find things! Even though I've never lived in SC (this will make the 8th state I've lived in), it's home because it's where my family is. Now I just have to find my routine. And recover from the migraines...which I seem to be doing. I can't wait to get back to glass!!!

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