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Sunday, April 1, 2012
Kismet, Synchronicity, Flow
In early March an art class assignment had us working imaginatively from The World of Art books available in the studio. I wanted to finish mine but the book cannot be checked out of the classroom. I wrote down the book title: The World of Copley and the page number and tossed the strip of paper in my art tackle box. In checking the city library catalog I found they do not have it. EBay had a few available at a decent price but for no particular reason I did not place a bid right then.
On a bike ride today I stopped into the library at the Edgar Cayce's A.R.E. and there it was on the book sale rack: $8 like new. Tomorrow I'll stop in with my wallet to buy it.
Here is the beginning of the drawing:
Here is the note indicating the book title:
4/2/12 Update: Went back to the A.R.E. library to purchase the book today. Maybe the 2 for 1 sale was going on yesterday but I did not notice. Anyway, I got 2 for 1 today. Here's the art book showing the piece I am working with: Edward Hicks, Peaceable Kingdom:
On St. Patrick's Day while trying to find something to wear I commented to my husband how I used to have several olive green shirts and sweaters. Over the years they wore out. It's the best green for me due to my eye color being olive green. I said I'll have to look for that color when I replace current shirts and sweaters. When I returned from the library a neighbor said he had a fleece that no longer fits him. As it turns out it is olive green: