Friday, January 14, 2011


I love numbers...oh don't get me wrong- not in the typical left brain sense! I am SO right brain that numbers to me are either something I HAVE to pass along to my bookkeeper or they are viewed as just shapes. They have no meaning in this "visual-3-D" brain of mine. It can be a blessing and a curse...but no matter I have lived with it my whole life and have adjusted in this right-handed world we live in!

So where do numbers fit into my life?? I think I like them because of what they mean to me emotionally and creatively...such as...

These three pots I have under my coffee table in my home...
3 THREE- for the three of us- Mark, Leslie and Issy...all happy in a row- a family of little pots!
5- FIVE-my favorite number (next to 3)
5- the day Mark and I were married in November
5- as in fingers on a hand- the way I make my mark in the world with my hands-magic!
5- in my studio address, my studio phone number, my unit number here at ROotie and even my storage unit for ROotie- 5 IS magic!!
5- the tile I have in my house...
6- SIX- a good dinner party group- enough to make it interesting and still intimate
6- napkin times with family and friends!
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Love these- all little box of Japanese stamps!! fun & cute!
And bless my husband's Left Brain Soul for living with me and my ways for all these years!!

Here is more info on right and left brain people traits..

Left Hemisphere Style Right Hemisphere Style
  • Responds to verbal instructions
  • Problem solves by logically and sequentially looking at the parts of things
  • Looks at differences
  • Is planned and structured
  • Prefers established, certain information
  • Prefers talking and writing
  • Prefers multiple choice tests
  • Controls feelings
  • Prefers ranked authority structures
  • Responds to demonstrated instructions
  • Problem solves with hunches, looking for patterns and configurations
  • Looks at similarities
  • Is fluid and spontaneous
  • Prefers elusive, uncertain information
  • Prefers drawing and manipulating objects
  • Prefers open ended questions
  • Free with feelings
  • Prefers collegial authority structures
  • Is a splitter: distinction important
  • Is logical, sees cause and effect
  • Is a lumper: connectedness important
  • Is analogic, sees correspondences, resemblances
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