Sunday, October 16, 2011

Sketch Crawl and pumpkins

It is late and I am tired. Pumpkins seem to have filled my weekend. 33rd WorldWide Sketch Crawl was fun but only 3, then one more attended. Seriously Houston, where are you? I plan to work on the Farmers Market plenty more. The bakery across the street from it may be my new favorite place, except for the powdered coffee creamer.

Monday, October 3, 2011

Dr. Butter and Pocket Pies

On Saturday the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft celebrated it's 10th anniversary. We have enjoyed many openings and exhibits in the wonderful space at HCCC over the years. (as observers not exhibitors) The weather was cooler and of course clear, on account of the drought, so we headed into town to check it out.
Cool Dr. Butter carved ice sculptures with a chain saw, spraying ice shavings over a shreaking audience of kids. He even carved an ice beer mug filled it with beer, and handed it off too, the ultimate frosty mug.
I visited with a lady that was dying fabric with plant roots and spinning cotton boles into cotton thread. I had an "Oh My Pocket Pie" for lunch, from a food truck. Unfortunately I was too full when the ice cream truck rolled in dispensing FREE ICE CREAM. I guess I am old if I don't jump in on that gig. S on the other hand was skulking around trying to figure out how to get round 2 on the ice cream, and that is after he had already decorated and eaten a chocolate cupcake at the Sprinkles booth.