Month: July 2015

Hello Strangers

I’ve been away for a bit…a combination of struggles, achievements, good news, life decisions, family, and projects has been keeping me busy.  In other words – life. Most of it’s not particularly interesting.  Some of it is possible opportunities that would require serious adjustments in our life and are still in the thinking stages.  My…

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Miscellany

Today I am giving myself permission to waste away the day in miscellaneous tasks. Quite a few of my chairs (of the dining room and desk variety) have seen better days and I lucked into a lot of 3 sturdy and cheap replacements at the thrift store the other day.  As a result there is now…

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A cue from Mary Poppins!

This week I’m taking the advice of Mary Poppins in my de-cluttering ventures! In every job that must be done There is an element of fun you find the fun and snap! The job’s a game  And every task you undertake Becomes a piece of cake A lark! A spree! It’s very clear to see…

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Layers

Something happened yesterday. It didn’t seem like much at the time. I was working through my cleaning list and dusting. Have I mentioned that I really don’t like cleaning house?  Don’t get me wrong.  I love a clean house – a lot.  I just don’t like the process involved in getting there.  That may not…

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I Like It

Every once in awhile I make something that I like.  That I really like.  It’s not because it turned out as I planned or because I know it’s “good” art.  (Who the hell knows what good art is anyway?) I hit a point in the process where I look at it and know that it’s…

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I Shall Get My Hands Dirty

Some days you wake up with a head full of dreams and a heart full of hope and… the day doesn’t measure up to your expectations.  Maybe it couldn’t because your expectations were too high – you hoped and dreamed of too much, but… I’m not going to dream smaller dreams or hope for less…

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