Monday, January 24, 2011
In The Eye of The Beholder
Although I do have to admit that the spot for our forthcoming studio/showroom is taking shape, from the ground up...literally! Peter came home from his office, Friday evening, with a survey tripod and level in hand saying, "Don't plan on going anywhere until we've set the height of the footings on the sight. It will only take 15 or twenty minutes and then you are free to go and do whatever you please." Sounded easy enough--in my mind' eye, picturing a sunny 70 degree day with a light wind gently tousling my hair and birds twittering their melodious songs in the background, but not on a sub-freezing day with an icy wind piercing my eyes and forcibly freezing my fingers and toes. I said to Peter, "Oh, what a wonderful idea. I'm only too happy to help you do this," all of the while thinking, "Fifteen minutes!...and then I'm outta there! Regardless!"
In the mean time, I'm watching, preferably, from some distance away, or better still, from a window inside of the house and venturing out only to sneak in a few pictures I can take here and there from behind trees. If I'm seen, I may be recruited to stay and hold a hammer, plum-bob or maybe even a saw...horrors! I prefer to ooohhh and aaahhh from a distance, like inside of the house, and gazing down at the site, my head filled with visions of gardening delights...coming soon, very soon, indeed.