Friday, December 5, 2008


swamp (verb). 1 a: to fill with or as if with water : inundate , submerge b: to overwhelm numerically or by an excess of something : flood [1]

I am swamped. Next week is finals at school and I have projects to finish galore. Eight sculpture pieces to finish and decorate. Seven drawings to sketch, paint and ink. Two presentations to prepare and polish. Then maybe, just maybe, I can get to the business of finishing up the Christmas shopping. Wrapping. Mailing. Fulfilling orders from our Etsy shop. And sometime after that perhaps the house will get cleaned again, the laundry mountain will be scaled down, and we'll head for a weekend off at the coast in two weeks. Hot clam chowder and winter storms are calling us.
On a happy note...we received a gift basket from Harry & David filled with pears, apples, cheese, sausage and treats today from Chris' folks in (early) celebration of our second anniversary. YUM!

Two new photos are posted below from our recent journeys that took us through Carver, Oregon...enjoy.

Have a super weekend, everyone!

t 2 b: Carver Pioneer Chapel and Carver Luthern Chapel by Tina - Pfeiffer Photos 2008

[1] Mirriam Webster Online 2008.

photos displayed are copyright pfeiffer photos 2008 - all rights reserved.


leah said...

you are amazing my friend. and as it sounds, quite busy. take a step back and remember to enjoy. one task at a time, you will get through it....i wish i could take sculpture again! the bust i made of myself{?} still sits in our house. not sure brent is keen on it. but i am super proud of it.

Michael Lockridge said...

It sounds like you need a post-holiday holiday to rest up from the holiday.

What a commercial opportunity! Then we can over-wind for the post holiday holiday, and then we will need another holiday to recover.

Good luck on all of that work. Hope it is fulfilling.

Have a Happy Holiday, and get some rest!


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