Sunday, March 29, 2009

I've done it.

I've gone and written a really good 6S that I am very happy with and I think I have gained a lot of confidence in my writing skills as a result. Sometimes that just happens, you sit down and start to type and the story comes rolling out as if it was already written and finished in your head and just needed to be put down in print. I'm very proud of myself. You can read it here.

That's not at all how I wanted to start this post. With such exuberance. Silly me. You'd think I won a large amount of money in the lottery or something, while all I did was write a story.

I had my camera handy today and took pictures of the animals while they were in the mood to pose for me. The Überhund was the easiest one to get a good shot of and Nouri was the hardest. She kept darting off in all directions.

Droopy Jesker.

Surprised Gandhi.

Curious Nouri.

Pouncing Toby.

My herd of animals. I have a map where I keep these pictures and I named it "The Animals." You can't get much clearer than that.

Because of that hour difference now, it is already evening and I'm not nearly ready for it to be. I still have to walk the Überhund and put out the trash and it is still light outside. How odd. I am completely discombobulated. I have to go talk to someone about this. I just can't have this.

I am going to end this extremely short post and take care of things, because I feel like I'm running out of time. At least you got to see the pictures of the animals.

Oh yes, let me add some very artistic photographs that the Exfactor took last month. I will show them to you because this is such a short post.



Maggie May said...

The flatness of The Netherlands! I remember scenes like that in early summer when I visited. Lovely.

I just LOVE Nouri's eyes. All the cats are gorgeous and the Uberhund of course.

Looked at the Six sentences and I thought it was brilliant.

Gail said...

I love your dog! He is so handsome and humble looking. How do you look humble?
I read your six and it was amazing, oh, if I could only write that well!
I find the best things come when you just let them and not when you're trying and you have proved that times six.
The pictures were also wonderful!

Wisewebwoman said...

Smashing success Irene my dear - congratulations! and I love all of the pics but espec Jesker with his all knowing eyes and his patience.

The Finely Tuned Woman said...

Maggie, yes the Netherlands can be very flat, therefor all that wind!

Nouri has beautiful blue eyes, doesn't she?

I'm glad you liked my 6S's and took the time to read them. Thanks!

The Finely Tuned Woman said...

Gail, I like my dog too, but I didn't know he was humble looking.

I'm glad you liked my 6S and you will write that well yourself too. Practice makes perfect. Just keep at it. You already wrote those wonderful pieces of six lines prose.

I'm glad you liked my pictures as well.

The Finely Tuned Woman said...

Mary, Thanks for commenting on the 6S directly, that was great! I am so glad you liked it. Your opinion counts for a lot.

Jesker does seem like a wise old man, doesn't he?

John said...

I got all excited becuase I thought the site was ab out sex sentences, obviously - read cross eyed.

Seriousdly, that was a poignant honest strong six piece. I have always
Known that you have a gift.

Glad have share your foxhole.

Your ex-f is a talented photographer - a couple are very sampleable.

The pet photos also are welcomed. That pooch has human eyes....

Be well.

Violet said...

Irene - you fooled me with this name change. I usually read you on the feeds until I need to comment, so missed this latest transformation. I did wonder a little though...

Love the photos you've included.
Off to read your 6S.

The Gossamer Woman said...

John, thanks for the praise re the six sentences, and no, no sex, sorry.

I'll ask the Exfactor if you can sample his photographs. I'm sure it will be fine. You can sample my animals all you want, of course.


The Gossamer Woman said...

Violet, I hadn't thought about people being thrown off my scent when I changed my name. I hope they are curious enough to look. How does that work anyway in a reader? My name will just show up, won't it?

Hope you enjoyed the 6S's.


jeannette stgermain said...

O wow, I forgot how grey the weather can be in the winter in Holland - all your pics (also the ones from your dog andthe cats are artistically done!

Maureen said...

Aw, I love the photos of your herd!!! They are each beautiful creatures...