Altered Statement specializes in unique one of a kind
hand dyed hemp fabrics and clothing.

Who knew Hemp could be so comfortable, beautiful, and sustainable!

Sunday, September 28, 2008

I need a time out... but at least I'm not running for President

Here's something I want to pass on, that I wrote on another blog site:
Life right now, at work, is extremely crazy, stressful, and political... and then I watched last night's Presidential debate 9/26 on youtube: click here after having watched 20 some political clips (just on the first 5 pages) bashing the McCain/Palin campaign with suspending their campaign, canceling on David Letterman, and the damning Katie Couric interviews (do some searches for all of them and include Craig Ferguson and Keith Olbermann). All That added with All That happening with the economy. Wow... really makes you look at the significance of this next election.
I'm really in need of some laughs, and I'm thinking that the VP debate coming up might just do that... any one know of any screening parties happening in Portland... anyone I know planning to watch it at home? We don't have TV so what we get is off of youtube, which is fine... but I'm thinking that there's got to be some good parties gathering to watch (or to do this: click here ).

That being said... I need to take a time out from Altered Statement... finish up a few current orders, focus on getting some fabrics dyed, and really focus at work. It's hard to admit that I just can't keep it up...

I'll do what I can, some projects to have an outlet, but after I get these last few things wrapped up I'm taking a break... burrowing in for the fall to see what emerges in the spring. I'm in need of a long rest.

Thanks for everyone's support. I am grateful for the connections I have, and remorseful that I do not always verbalize how much I value that.

Friday, July 25, 2008

Supporting Members

In the last couple years we've cut way back on the business... needing to take on other full time jobs to have consistent paychecks and health benefits. In that time we discontinued our advertising and lapsed our professional memberships because of dues.
The winds of change blew hard sometimes, but 2008 has brought us back full circle in some places, and spiraled out in others.
With going to High Sierra, coming out with some new designs and styles in our clothing, and getting back to business we'd like to get our memberships renewed and once again supporting those organizations that further the hemp revolution.

We'd like to invite you to also support The HIA (the Hemp Industries Association): and either join or donate.
At this time we'll be applying for supporting members (just $35/year) but would like to soon become a full members... be involved, check out the benefits of a full member (just $125/year for most) with voting privileges... you can be part of the change.

Monday, July 21, 2008