Thursday, September 16, 2010

finite joy

   My brother Vance, remarking on the paucity of sharp knives in the family house on Martha's Vineyard, said, there has to be some incentive to leave.
And he's right.
   The kitchen is periodically stocked with good tools, but after a season of rentals, everything is dulled, broken or missing.
   Maybe the tenants are doing us a favor.
  There has to be some lure to leave the Vineyard for the real world.  For Vance, it's decent cutlery.  For me, it is my oils. I purposely didn't take them with me, the better to soak in all that the Vineyard offers.  I'm gestating now.  Tomorrow, I'm back in the studio.

1 comment:

  1. When we rent vacation homes I take along a small knife sharpener and use it. I thought I was doing the owners and the other renters a favor. Perhaps not.