Carrie’s Painting of the Week – 7/31/2012


By Carrie Jacobson

Here are a few things I have learned while moving:

1. If at all possible, do not have an art studio on the second floor of a building. It’s nice to feel closer to the sky, but it’s really very much not nice to move All That Crap down several flights of steps.

2. If at all possible, do not be married to someone with ADD when you move. That person will simply not see that a closet is full of stuff, or that the basement is really nowhere near empty, or that, oh, yeah, I guess I did leave some of my fly-tying materials behind.

3. If at all possible, do not run your well nearly out of water while attempting to shock it to improve the water test you need to pass to actually close on the sale of the house. Especially do not do this during a drought.

4. If at all possible, do not schedule an art show in the middle of your move.

5. If at all possible, do not move in the middle of a sweltering summer.

6. If at all possible, just burn everything you own. Then move.


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2 Responses to “Carrie’s Painting of the Week – 7/31/2012”

  1. Anita Says:

    Thanks, Carrie. I’ve taken notes. I hope unpacking is more fun than packing.

  2. CarrieJacobson Says:

    Anita, it IS – especially since, by and large, my husband is doing it while I’m off doing art shows! And I will say, he’s doing a fantastic job of it!

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