It feels good to get a different perspective and be out of my usual San Francisco element. Reading, relaxing, listening to the surf and enjoying afternoon thunderstorms on the Bahía de Banderas in Puerto Vallarta. I travel with art supplies and have been making some mail art postcards. Before heading out to find a mail box, it is important to ask the Magic Iguana to make sure these arrive — eventually. They might take a couple of months to get to their recipients, but it will be worth the wait.
Saturday, July 7, 2018
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
When I travel I always have an eye for some inspiration and often find art supplies on the road. Oh sure, I could go to an art supply store anywhere, that isn’t quite what I mean. I’ve been picking up things down in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. After a trip to the arts and crafts aisle of Woolworths, I now the word in Spanish for googly eyes — ojos móviles. The 25 Pesos store had Loteria de Los Estados – Mexican geography-themed loteria cards. Had to have them. And I could not resist these sheets of neoprene at a fabric store, the plain ones were 2 pesos each, the glamoury glitter ones were 5 pesos a piece. And shopping at the fabric store was amusingly bureaucratic, three separate counters to make a purchase. Now, what am I going to do with all these supplies? Hmmm….