Laboring on Labor Day Weekend

Laboring.  Almost finishing the patio, more rocks to move and my back has forbidden it for today.  The Superhero is constructing our new wood storage shed because the old one became fire wood last year. I did manage to split some wood this morning, until the back said enough, lots more of that to come as well. The yellow jackets are out and about and decided the newly split oak was worth investigating so I headed in.  The dogs are lolling about in the cool weather, what’s wrong with that picture, they nap, we work?  Looking forward to making some art tomorrow on the true Labor Day, a bit of creative effort to keep the muse ignited and the glue stick flowing.  Enjoy your weekend whatever is bringing you joy…

Connecting the rocks

Natural steps

Rocks all around

Did I mention rocks?


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18 Responses to “Laboring on Labor Day Weekend”

  1. lyle baxter September 2, 2012 at 5:03 pm #

    looking wonderful which is my chair!

  2. angela September 2, 2012 at 5:18 pm #

    Your garden looks beautiful. I love the trees…lovely shade.
    The golf course awaits! Have a great holiday!

  3. dori September 2, 2012 at 5:22 pm #

    wasp spray and iced tea…..ahhhh

  4. Dorthe September 2, 2012 at 5:31 pm #

    Dear Corrine, your place in your garden is looking so wonderful, with the tall and old trees, and love the coloured chairs –
    also the rock stones on the one patio, in rosa, and blue tones are fantastic- such beautiful nature stones I have never seen. what a gorgeous spot!
    Happy sunday, and hugs-

  5. jan September 2, 2012 at 5:46 pm #

    Nice work, it appears worth all the sweat and blood and pain!

  6. Snap September 2, 2012 at 6:24 pm #

    What rocks????!!!!!! 😀 😀 Looking good! Be careful with the back. Have fun sparkling!

  7. Nina Lise@Mrs Moen September 2, 2012 at 7:32 pm #

    Love that clearing with the coloured chairs!

  8. Emma September 2, 2012 at 9:11 pm #

    These rocks look great already but will be fabulous when finished. Mind your back!

    Been looking back at your last few posts, I need a dust up in my studio too. Love your 40 day growing book. My email to you bounced, thanking you for 3 comments!!!!!!! thanks too for your encouragement. Keep collaging! x

  9. Denise September 2, 2012 at 10:20 pm #

    Hi Corrine-
    Boy are you industrious, chopping wood and carrying stones! Very Zen of you. The patio looks so lovely. I really love shade and trees, perfect patio in my opinion. The garden path is wonderful too . I hope you enjoy the rest of the holiday weekend. Labor Day-you’re supposed to take a break, learn from your dogs. 😉

  10. Kim Andersen September 3, 2012 at 3:48 pm #

    what an inviting space! all you need are some big collage sheets hanging from the trees set out to dry 🙂

  11. deb September 3, 2012 at 4:33 pm #

    What a fabulous patio you have! So inviting….We used to have yellow jackets terrible in Tx then we started making a concentrated effort to find their nests usually on the eaves of the house……so once a month hubby would go around with the spray can that shoots from far away…….and it cut down on our wasp population greatly. Hugs! deb

  12. Kim Mailhot September 3, 2012 at 4:48 pm #

    Isn’t labor day supposed to be a day we take a break from labor ? My David and I are busy with a little bathroom fix up but we will be taking nice relaxing breaks too.
    Enjoy your time with your Superhero !

  13. Marilyn J. Rock September 3, 2012 at 5:44 pm #

    HI Corrine; I’m trying to catch up with everyone. I love your patio; the naturalness of it and it’s so inviting. Hope all is well. I can see you’ve been busy! xxoo

  14. mary helen fernandez stewart September 3, 2012 at 6:52 pm #

    This is such a peaceful setting..a perfect place to reflect on your day’s art journey into creation! Happy LABOR day!!! Peace, Mary HelenFernandez Stewart

  15. Geri September 4, 2012 at 5:33 pm #

    Now I see how you earned all those activity points!!! Lovely and serene spot!

  16. Lisa Graham September 4, 2012 at 6:00 pm #

    Such a haven you have created…you and your super hero. Take care of that back…you only have one.

  17. Bleubeard and Elizabeth September 10, 2012 at 3:16 pm #

    have I really been gone from your blog this long? I simply don’t believe how much I’ve missed. I love the look of the bricks, but where are the rocks (grin)?

  18. Annie September 12, 2012 at 2:11 am #

    Wow, Corrine! This is looking gorgeous! I am trying really hard not to start landscaping the new house…it must be the cooler weather-all I want to do is be outside-but there are plenty of inside projects for me for a while. 🙂

    I bet you will have some lovely get togethers in that outdoor space!

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