Wednesday, August 01, 2007

happy birthday blogosphere

The above image is something I found when following Sitemeter to a Brazilian blog a few months ago. She made the coolest mosaic of some of my paintings and now I've lost the link!
The blog (as opposed to this blog) is 10 years old today. Who knew? And how come, if it is such a mainstream part of the interwebs now, my spell check still wants to correct the word 'blog' (as WW pointed out) every time I write an email or document? There's a good post on the subject over at Snippets from Spaceship Orion plus a link to a Wall Street Journal article.
Anyway, this is just a quick wave goodbye for a couple of weeks as August will be jam-packed with activities and holiday fun (I hope...), but I'll check in when I can. Farewell my lovelies.


Blogger Alda said...

Wow - thanks for the heads-up on this day ... I had no idea!

Your mosaic is utterly lovely.

Hope you enjoy your next couple of weeks ... in some beautiful place and in the company of good people.

1/8/07 3:48 p.m.  
Blogger dinahmow said...

I would so like to have that mosaic on my wall!
Happy hols to you and your men!

1/8/07 5:08 p.m.  
Blogger Tori said...

I am glad we have the blog world.
I can't believe it took me so long to catch on.
Love the mosaic. Your art is stunning.

1/8/07 6:24 p.m.  
Blogger Camplin said...

I love the houses. I like to visit the small towns in Texas for their old victorian homes. These homes are just inspiring with there use of color and design.

1/8/07 7:58 p.m.  
Blogger Ninja Of The Mundane said...

I'm concerned that you give away way too much personal detail in your profile. :)

2/8/07 2:29 a.m.  
Blogger nadine said...

Did it feel odd to see this mosaic of your art the first time? It's beautiful! I want it to be an "advent calendar" where I can click on each box and discover a story, or a photo, or another painting underneath :-) Enjoy your holidays! After being sick for so many weeks, you deserve some August family fun :-)

2/8/07 6:02 a.m.  
Blogger Paula said...

smooches, smooches, hurry back

2/8/07 6:36 a.m.  
Blogger Caty said...

enjoy your holidays!!!!

beautiful mosaic!

2/8/07 6:47 a.m.  
Blogger Ian Lidster said...

I'm going to miss you very much. I like my daily shots of Andrea. But, in your line of creative endeavor, it is that time of year. After all, around here it's Filberg Festival weekend.
Have frolicsome fun

2/8/07 8:15 a.m.  
Blogger Cream said...

Enjoy your break, Andrea.

2/8/07 9:30 a.m.  
Blogger homo escapeons said...

That mosaic should be in a gallery or the lobby of a very important address in Manhattan.

Have an abfab break and get inspired by the unexpected out there in the rw.

August was originally named SEXtilis because it was the 6th month in the Roman calendar.
I'm just sayin' is all.

2/8/07 1:59 p.m.  
Blogger Bronwyn said...

I love this mosaic. I love your rich bright colours, & the light & shade in your paintings.

4/8/07 2:19 a.m.  
Blogger Jana Bouc said...

And if the blogosphere was like a universe, your blog would shine like the sun, lighting up the blogosphere!

4/8/07 4:21 p.m.  
Blogger CS said...

Ihad never even heard of blogging until a year or so ago. Geat mosaic. Have a fun August!

5/8/07 7:45 a.m.  
Blogger Within Without said...

Thanks for the mention, Andrea.

That mosaic, with all those pieces right next to each other, shows the brightness and beauty of your work.

I'd pay bucks for that mosaic, I really would!

5/8/07 7:48 a.m.  
Blogger The Unknown said...

Hooray! 11 more years and the blog can start drinking legally!

6/8/07 9:49 a.m.  
Blogger Cynthia said...

Cool mosaic and enjoy your break!

6/8/07 3:46 p.m.  
Blogger CS said...

I know you have a busy month, but I did want you to know you have an award waiting for you here. You can pick it up at your lesiure.

6/8/07 6:08 p.m.  
Blogger Bibi said...

... I was thrown when you said it was on a Brazilean blog because it looked so like your work. Have a great summer!

6/8/07 9:04 p.m.  
Blogger Merisi said...

This is the 10th day of August, and I finally get to wish you a great summer break! Enjoy whatever you are up to, under the blue sky of summer.

10/8/07 8:07 a.m.  
Blogger A Kite Rises said...

Wow. Your art/mosaic is stunning! What beautiful art you create, really inspiring. Have a nice holiday!

14/8/07 9:14 a.m.  
Anonymous jamie @ insidesign said...

have a great holiday!

15/8/07 6:59 p.m.  
Blogger Rrramone said...

Have fun! ;-)

18/8/07 6:16 a.m.  

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