Thursday, June 28, 2012

linky, linky

yesterday afternoon, for the first time in a couple days I actually got some creative work done

these are the first 3 links that will be part of the chain for the necklace I've been working on for the past couple of weeks --- it took me three different tries at getting this far, but now that I've figured it out I think the rest of them will move along more quickly

this week has been difficult

the last time I can remember being this affected by something in my community was October 17, 1989 -- we survived the Loma Prieta Earthquake -- we knew people that were injured, and people that lost their homes in that natural disaster

like then, we know people in this community that have been evacuated because of the fire -- we may know people that have lost their homes -- we're not sure of that yet, because no lists have yet been released of the hundreds of homes that were burned on Tuesday night

unlike Loma Prieta which was unavoidable, the Waldo Canyon fire appears to have been deliberately set --- unbelievable

I am thinking about doing a series of art quilts as a way to help myself deal with how I feel about this whole thing -- images of the fire are flickering in the back of my head

today I hope to get some work done

1 comment:

AlisonH said...

*gasp* It WAS? Wow wow and wow, I'm SO sorry.

And yeah, we knew someone in Los Gatos who pulled into his driveway at 5:04 that day just in time to see his three-story house collapse in front of his eyes in the quake. The only thing intact was the kitchen--and his wife had just called their kid to come help cook dinner, and the kid had come. They were okay.