Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Trying to Make Sense of It All, 3

The weather is beautiful so outdoor work fills my days. Once the sun sets, I pick up my needle...and frequently nod off. But, still, I'm making some progress on my old quilt. 

In the meantime, I'm still working on this journal that documents the mess in Washington, D.C.

However, you can imagine the difficulty of keeping up with such relentless news cycles.

The cast of characters rivals the Cirque du Soleil.

The words and expressions continue to intrigue me.
The problem: 
I don't see how all this can end well...
for anybody...


Julie Fukuda said...

One doesn't have to look far for more crazy news. Maybe that guy is trying to make up for the attention he missed when the hurricanes were taking over the news.

Cate Rose said...

I love how that quilt is coming along. Your drawings are great, too...and I admire your ability to stick with each day's madness long enough to capture it in ink. It is such a mess...and I fear it will never end.

conny's quilts en creaties said...

It shall only end when he's sent away I'm afraid. Keep your fingers crossed that that day is near. Now even two republican senators/politicians are leaving out of shame of his behavior....Love how you make drawings of this all, too litlle paper to get it all I supppose...:)

Els said...

Oooooooohhh Nadia, LOVE that woven bit of your needle turned appliqué !!!!!!!

Love your drawing (ha, not necessarily the subjects .... ;-) ...)

O'Quilts said...

It cannot end well. We have had the comfortable illusion that America was a step above the rest...Now we have the reality...a crisis.
My old quilt with the holes....Maybe I should patch it with love. Not the applique that you do, but orphan blocks that I love and have no where to put...then the love in my red and white quilt can continue. xo

Magpie's Mumblings said...

You're so right in thinking that it can't end well - but I have to say that I'm praying that it WILL end (and soon!). I try very hard not to even listen to the news because I get so upset about the stupidity that each day tries to outdo the last. Good thing we can console ourselves with our stitching!

KhadijaTeri said...

I've stopped watching the news - too negative. I've decided to look forward to the next election and focus on the things I can change in my life. I also try to help others, donate my time to my community. Keep busy and turn off that TV! Love your artwork though...very inspiring! I bought some art supplies... not sure if I will do anything as good as your's, but it's good therapy.

Rocket Man said...

Matthew 17
[15] Lord, have mercy on my son: for he is lunatick, and sore vexed: for ofttimes he falleth into the fire, and oft into the water.
[16] And I brought him to thy disciples, and they could not cure him.
[17] Then Jesus answered and said, O faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall I suffer you? bring him hither to me.
[18] And Jesus rebuked the devil; and he departed out of him: and the child was cured from that very hour.

Revelation 17
[15] And he saith unto me, The waters which thou sawest, where the whore sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues.
[16] And the ten horns which thou sawest upon the beast, these shall hate the whore, and shall make her desolate and naked, and shall eat her flesh, and burn her with fire.



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