Saturday, May 16, 2009
I have been busy all week, but if you asked me what I have been doing, I am not sure I could tell you. Just bits of one thing and bits of another. I did spend some time working on my sketchbook, because Thursday was the last class we had for the semester of figure drawing. I spent some time in my yard, I swept and mopped the floor, blah, blah blah. I have neglected my studio time terribly, and I hope to remedy that condition this weekend.
We have had the pleasure of many tortoise encounters on our walks. I also have a fun tortoise story for you. My friend and neighbor, Marjorie Franklin, was out in front of her house with her son and husband, when a tortoise marched right up their driveway. The tortoise walked past her husband, who was sitting in a chair, past her son. A tortoise with a mission, it trucked right on by Marjorie, who had camera in hand - attempting to film it - and through the gate to the backyard. Apparently, it has been there ever since!!! I guess they have been adopted by this tortoise now. I got to see a few of her videos of this tortoise, and it is a hoot to see how fast they can actually move. I may see if she will allow me to post one here on the blog for you to enjoy!
I have taken a photo of the fuzzy green creosote fruit, so you can see the next step after flowering.
Enjoy your weekend, everyone!