Living Room: Done!

Yeah, Yeah, Yeah! Two months later and it's finally finished. I know I was really starting to push the limits on how long I could get away with covertly cropping photos and regurgitating different images of that pink wall. Then Room for Color came along and forced my hand. I'm so glad I entered and so grateful to all of you who voted and were just generally encouraging... but please, don't judge the room by those photos. These are much better:

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Pillows, Talk (and a Living Room Sneak Peek)

The living room is coming along swimmingly, but, also slowly. If I had my druthers I'd devote all my time to working on various creative projects - a constant /design/make cycle - with the welcomed interruptions of spontaneous road trips, late-night campfire chats, house guests, and music-making all sprinkled in. As it stands, I have a job.  Thus, any projects I take on require a lengthy time-table and sporadic investment during non working, eating and sleeping hours. I realize it might sound like I'm just voicing what we all already know - everybody's working for the weekend after all - but I think it's different. There are probably many people who are content, even happy, to work a job with a consistent schedule that holidays, weekend adventures, and real life can be planned around. I don't want that. I want a melting pot in which work, family, projects, community, and adventure all simmer together creating something robust and flavorful. Perhaps naively I'm hoping blogging will aid in that pursuit.

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