the spider

ok, this lovely creature lives on a really nice web right outside the studio window. strangely, you can’t see the web in the photo, but it’s really symmetrical. the spider was the size of my thumb.

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good quote:

“Steven P. Jobs, the chief executive of Apple, once defined creativity as “just connecting things.” Sleep assists the brain in flagging unrelated ideas and memories, forging connections among them that increase the odds that a creative idea or insight will surface.” – Prototype – We’ll Fill This Space, but First a Nap – NYTimes.com

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setting up:

(via brookthere) project of the day-  get the sewing machines installed and running. picture was taken as the ‘before’. Only took an engineer (the one who built eartha), my dad, and me running around trying to find a wrench that might fit.  there are still some mysterious parts that didn’t get incorporated yet came in…

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Teal tangling:

Teal un-tangled her dress a few days ago, so I showed her how to retangle it. -if you decide to try this at home, you need to hang the dress on a mannequin, dressform, or person to tangle it correctly. :) (via brookthere)

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