Meandering thoughts on words of and for the year, the process of looking back, taking stock, and wrapping up the year that was and using that data/information to move into the new year.
Thoughts on selecting/discovering a word for the coming year.
Two new fosters for Thanksgiving, continuing with the November “gratitude” creative project, and a wonderful book to read aloud.
Mid-November check-in and thoughts on the Gratitude project as a creative project.
Finishing A Spool of Blue Thread, and what marks “must” be done on a ticker tape of the day to make you feel the day was a success or well spent?
Thoughts on writing bios and introductions, the big question, “Am I still creative,” a bio 4 ways prompt, and a book of craft activities for kids.
High school art show, drawing from life, and two book reviews: Art Lab for Kids and Journal It!
A random comment about my journals leads to a philosophical quandry. Does it matter?
Guess what I did yesterday. Right, I cleaned the palette.
Quietly, I am here. My inner voice is here more often than I can explain, a dialogue that is constantly running in my head. That inner voice sometimes writes status messages at Facebook, honest, true, a cry into the vacuous flow, and then I carefully copy the words into Evernote instead, burying the voice. ButContinue…
“Coco” has become a semi-frequent guest at our house on our inevitable path to dogdom.
Trying something different in May, a spin on daily concepts we have talked about many times. I am curious to see how the month will take shape and am hoping this will rekindle something approximating the kind of “daily” that was, for a while, such a big part of me.
When I posted earlier this week about ‘threes,’ I was only halfway serious. I was poking fun at myself and the seemingly unrelated string of odd events all in rapid succession. Maybe it is my way of standing up and roaring to the ether that I am still here, still standing, and still fighting evenContinue…
I fell off a skateboard on Sunday. (Yeah, umm, okay… we could talk about why I was on a skateboard. Not a lot of damage, but still…)
Oh no! Yesterday was our middle school robotics group’s first competition. All the other schools at the event were high school level, so we went knowing that it was “for the experience” and, possibly, to open their eyes and to inspire them to what is possible in robot design. It was my first time seeingContinue…
A pointless photo, but after making my second full cup, I was thinking about a meeting I had this week. I typically manage to keep a low meeting profile, but before our once-a-month in person staff meeting this week, I agreed to a pre-meeting with a young scientist to talk about social media. She doesContinue…