testing testing 1, 2, 3

three pieces of rough hewn 4×4 scavenged oak–left, stained with opaque white, middle, translucent cape cod gray, right, raw. though I like raw, it is to similar to floor color. plus top is going to be made from dark gray/slate like concrete. combining old/rustic with urban modern sort of… think I like middle cape cod gray best. it is similar to what restoration hardware is cranking out now. I can always give it and sanding to change it in future as color becomes too dated. plan on making dining table, end tables, maybe funky chair, bed boards/frame, structure to replace bathroom counter which is so low it his me mid thigh. bathroom still with concrete counter top but with sit on top bowl like sink. plus other weird stuff. free wood is free wood and it’s a big plus it is beautiful. but art making first (in theory).

on a separate note:
the opposite of acceptance is resistance. — Christopher Germer, The mindful path to…

this certainly seems/feels accurate.

on the other hand, I will have to ponder the following with it’s weird sense of truth and awkwardness:

for a good man to realize that it is better to be whole than to be good is to enter on a strait and narrow path compared to which his previous rectitude was flowery license. — John Middleton Murry

which Parker Palmer kind of toys with in a weird parallel…when moses asks god who is he, god replied, “I am who I am;” not “I am good.”


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