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Everything - Portrait of a Young Man as The Artist — LiveJournal
To the left is the anniversary gift I commissioned seventyeleventy to make for lady_fox. It arrived last night and is now on the wall above the dinner table. It is lovely! All of you should check out his website - Nikarnoldi.com (Which I coded, so no laughing) and his Flickr account .

I think we now have 7 of his pieces up in our apartment. I'm starting to get a little jealous. Shouldn't I have more of my art up?

So... Fox took me out last night for beer and food at Brasserie V to help ease the pain of yesterday's breakup. I didn't each much yesterday, just a protein bar, what with all the stress and stuff. Let me tell you, Belgian Abby beers are a very good way to get drunk well before you realize.

And their fries - "frites" if you're nasty - are an excellent way to mop up.

I am, otherwise OK. Hardly great and, as these things go, the upset comes in waves. Thank you again to all the people who were so great to me yesterday. LJ is still spitting the comments at me. :)

I suppose this cut serves as a general announcement that NarcissusKisses broke up with me. :/

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bizarre From: bizarre Date: March 12th, 2009 01:27 pm (UTC) (Link)
t5he matting for your photo came in!

I will be assembling and hanging up the onion photo in my cube and the Capital photo in the Nerd Room!
abmann From: abmann Date: March 12th, 2009 01:32 pm (UTC) (Link)
hurray! I had forgotten you bought the onion photo. You have a half naked picture of me in your house. :)
bizarre From: bizarre Date: March 12th, 2009 01:36 pm (UTC) (Link)
I do

ANd I love that photo

I shall have it at work so my co-workers can that that I am even stranger than they first anticipated!
abmann From: abmann Date: March 12th, 2009 01:38 pm (UTC) (Link)
Sweet. I will give you a business card next I see you to show people when they ask "what's with the naked guy biting an onion?"
bizarre From: bizarre Date: March 12th, 2009 01:39 pm (UTC) (Link)
sweet, I will tack it right next to the photo
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abmann From: abmann Date: March 12th, 2009 02:04 pm (UTC) (Link)
Yes. I regularly over-tip him because I think he's setting his prices too low. :D But then he's also awesome and painted me something special for making his website.
lady_fox From: lady_fox Date: March 12th, 2009 02:05 pm (UTC) (Link)
When we buy a house, we're totally paying for him to come out and paint a mural somewhere in it.

And yes, very reasonably priced, and just awesome.

Not to mention that he's a pretty cool guy in general, and it's always good to know that if you're paying for art, the artist is a nice person.

tokudama From: tokudama Date: March 12th, 2009 02:29 pm (UTC) (Link)
that's some amazing art there!
world_rim_walke From: world_rim_walke Date: March 12th, 2009 02:57 pm (UTC) (Link)
realization_no1 From: realization_no1 Date: March 12th, 2009 04:23 pm (UTC) (Link)
very pretty painting! i need more art in my life.

also, sorry to hear about your breakup :(
but it's awesome that fox is so supportive.
From: sasha_feather Date: March 12th, 2009 04:25 pm (UTC) (Link)
Sorry about the breakup. :(

I like the painting, it is neat.
shortcakeness From: shortcakeness Date: March 12th, 2009 05:11 pm (UTC) (Link)
*hugs and love* Awesome painting, btw, excellent anniversary gift:)
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