Art I Didn’t Know About
I got a card in the mail from Father Joe this week – the usual holiday request for donations. He sends them every year. I like Father Joe and I have deep respect for his lifelong commitment to serve those in need. One year, we gave him my old Grand Am.
This year, the request came with a postcard picture of a glass mosaic by artist Botti Studi. In 2003, this giant work of art was installed on the face of the Villa Harvey Mandel in downtown San Diego. Until I received this postcard, I didn’t know anything about it. (Insert picture of fog-brained autism mom here.)
My goal for the week is to see this mosaic in person.
Receiving the postcard has also resurrected a goal I made last year, and subsequently forgot. 😦 Every Tuesday, there are a handful of museums around San Diego that offer free admission. I haven’t been to any of them in years. My goal is to go at least once a month. Come with me!
By the way, did YOU know about that glass mosaic? Why didn’t you tell me?
Our new tables arrived in plenty of time for turkey day. Yea!!
Nine-year-old child + a bunch of cookies and some chocolate milk = perfect justification for buying glass to cover them:
Here they are with a little less mess:
I hope to tackle that wall of clutter to the left sometime in the next few weeks. Sigh. There’s always something.
Halloween is almost over. The candy bucket is empty, so I have been giving out leftovers from the boy’s July birthday – bubbles, bouncy balls, etc. The trick-or-treaters actually seem happy about this.
A couple of teenage girls just knocked on the door and informed me that someone is getting in trouble up the street, Sure enough, there are cop cars and detained kids parked on the corner. Great. Where the hell am I living??
Oh well, I guess no Halloween is complete without flashing lights and a bit of law-breaking. Right?
And another thing…
If you read this post, then it shouldn’t surprise you that the boy made up a song about our jig.
My apologies for the static on the audio – not sure what happened there.