It feels good to be back in the rhythm of painting again. I always like a good deadline (this must play to the procrastinator in me), and I certainly do have a lot of deadlines. I just finished this piece at the request of my publisher and I'm hoping that it finds a good home. Today I need to finish the companion and begin work on the landscapes that are due on the tenth for my show at Evergreen Gallery. I'm looking forward to the shows at the Himilayan Kitchen that Alpine Art has set up for later in the summer and I need to start thinking about new work for the Ogden City Arts Festival, which I've been asked to attend as an invited artist. Whew! I'm tired just thinking about it all.