Wednesday, February 27, 2013

February Wants and Inspirations

There are so many things that are inspiring this month and that I cannot wait to purchase either for our new house or for creative purposes.   Here they are (from top to bottom):

1. A picnic table for our kitchen table. As Luke and I continue to have more people coming over to celebrate, I really want to get a table that resembles the spirit of togetherness and life that exists in our family and house.  I think picnic tables do just that.
2Renaissance Soul: Read the last few posts and you will know why I LOVE this book.
3. Bread and Wine by Shauna Niequist: God I canNOT wait to review this book on the website here and reveal some yummy food that was created at a recent dinner party from this book!!! This book is Shauna's Love Story to gathering around the table!  Shauna's heart and story is one of reasons I want to get a picnic table.
4. Macro Lens: I was telling my friend the other day that I have noticed my photography style changing from a documentary style to more of an abstract-relational style of photography.  I am falling in love with photographing details.  I love to photograph the details of people's faces, clothes, etc.  In my self-portraits I have noticed myself wanting to capture the nitty gritty details of the aspects of myself that make up a whole.  So for my birthday, I am buying myself a macro lens to fully capture this new visual style.
5. Patti Smith. I just love Patti Smith.  Her vivacious spirit and proactive lyrics just make life better. I have been listening so much of her music over the course of my maternity leave.  I just love her creativity.

“I refuse to believe that Hendrix had the last possessed hand,
that Joplin had the last drunken throat,
that Morrison had the last enlightened mind.” 

1 comment:

Mary Sauer said...

I really love the idea of a picnic table for your dining room table. I'd love to see pictures when you get yours!