You got to know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em…(Kenny Rogers, please forgive me.)
The following picture is courtesy of Bruce. It documents what I've been doing in the studio the past few days. I tore down 50 sheets of 21" by 30" Frankfurt paper (by Zerkall of Germany) into signatures for 16+ books. There are certain economies of scale when you organize things this way, and the time did go by rather pleasantly, as the repetitive motions are conducive to thinking and planning. While folding and tearing, I caught up on my favorite knitting podcastsand a podcast on the history of Japan. And then there was the live broadcast from the Met on Saturday—La Fille du Régiment.An enjoyable couple of days.
Now there is this to show for the time spent (my favorite hand carved bone folder is in the foreground):
Do yourselves a favor and watch this video. Laurie is a writer, and this is the story of the creation of her "Mad Woman in the Forest" cottage. Enthralling.