…have been filled with creative goodness, only not in the art room messy paint brush kind of way. Here are seven things that have given me cause to smile. 1. Olivia made a second batch of carrot cake cupcakes. They are downstairs in the kitchen right now, calling to me. There’s pineapple and coconut mixed … Continue reading
Just as much as I hide from the computer and the internet in the hopes of finding balance in the real-life-day-to-day, I love it. I love it for the inspiration. I love it for the connections I have made over the years. I love the wonderful, sincere, creative souls that I been blessed to “meet”. … Continue reading
this holiday season. Isn’t this a neat idea? I think it’s so clever. We don’t usually buy soda but this makes me want to. We spotted it at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art gift store.
This is how you write “Patricia” in hieroglyphs: Yesterday started with a bang at 5 am. A big thud, actually, with the horrible sound of breaking glass mixed in. Not a fun sound to wake up to and I knew immediately what it was. Our Christmas tree. Toppled by playing cats is my best guess. Or maybe … Continue reading
“I feel my boots trying to leave the ground, I feel my heart pumping hard. I want to think again of dangerous and noble things. I want to be light and frolicsome. I want to be improbable beautiful and afraid of nothing, as though I had wings.” -Mary Oliver I shared this quote on FB … Continue reading
What inspires your art? Sometimes I’m inspired by a memory from the past, from lines in a story or poem, or from looking at another’s art. I’m especially inspired these days by oddities in nature, like albino squirrels and crows or snakes with two heads; they seem magical, wanderers from another realm. Polycephalic animals, ones with multiple heads, … Continue reading