Archive for June, 2011

The Incredible Power of Intention or Tracy’s New Digs

Monday, June 20th, 2011

We locked down a new place to live in San Jose today.  I had gone out on a house hunting trip last weekend with the intention of finding a wonderful place for us to spend the next couple of years and getting a lease signed.  Nothin that the relocation person assigned to me came up with really thrilled me and I was convinced that we would have to settle for something that we really didn’t love or didn’t work logistically for this next chapter in our lives.  I literally stumbled on the for rent sign for this house while driving around killing time.  It wasn’t currently listed on the web, but had a homemade sign on the fence.

New Digs!

It has a half an acre fence yard for my pooches to run and me to plant veges, and a completely remodeled home to boot.  The master bedroom has windows on three sides and feels like being in a treehouse.  It’s two blocks off the town center, so we can walk to restaurants and it’s a doable commute for my husband.  It is so much more than I ever imagined that I would find  in a rental, especially in San Jose.  Such is the power of intention.  I am incredibly grateful. 

I will now put my intention superpowers toward selling my house!

Do You Know the Way to San Jose?

Sunday, June 5th, 2011

 

San Jose Museum of Art

Hi all,

I can’t believe that it’s been 6 months since I last posted!  My husband and I have been involved in a very complicated process of career change (his) and impending relocation to sunny San Jose, California.  My daughter relocated to Seoul, South Korea a few months ago, as well.  I’m afraid my head has been in a whole other world and I just haven’t had any mental room for making art or even talking about it. 

We are currently in the process of selling our home in Illinois, finding a new place in San Jose and getting ready to move.  I probably won’t be making all that much art this summer, but hope to drag the 3 people left who still read my blog along through our relocation via blog posts.  I’m sure I will have some amazing new art venues to post from California and other useless trivia to share along the way. 

A few other things.  I am moving to a smaller space and am trying to lighten the load a bit before the moving truck pulls up. To that end, I am selling my Gammill Longarm and am discounting almost all of my work by 50% until it’s loaded on the truck (+shipping).  There are a few pieces that I’ve decided not to sell at this time, but anything that is for sale, will be discounted.  Buy more than 1 and I’ll throw domestic shipping in free.    I will post more about that later in the week and have a link to a sale page, but if you have been contemplating a purchase of my work, now’s the time.  Feel free to contact me in the meantime, if there’s something you’re interested in. 

Given that I have never even been to San Jose, this is bound to be quite a ride.  I hope you’ll come along.

-Tracy