Come and listen to a story …

Come and listen to a story …

Come and listen to a story ’bout a man named Jed Poor mountaineer barely kept his family fed Then one day he was shooting for some food, And up through the ground come a bubbling crude (Oil that is, black gold, Texas tea)   OK, not really That’s not really the story I’m going to … Continue reading

How Circles Become Spirals

How Circles Become Spirals

My circle obession For some odd reason this year, I’ve become obsessed with circles. I see them everywhere. They popped up in some artwork inspiration for one of my big projects I’m working on this summer:   And then I caught myself creating more circles as I was working on one of the elements (creating … Continue reading

A Human State of Mind

A Human State of Mind

My State of Mind School has ended and summer camp has begun. I have great hopes this year for a productive summer. My usual list of things I want to get done is longer than my dog Winston when he stands on his legs and goes counter surfing. Last summer was a disappointment. I had … Continue reading

I want to put on my Boogie Shoes

I want to put on my Boogie Shoes

Dancing Machine So a few weeks ago, I told you about how I found my spark again. I’m literally shaking things up by taking dance lessons. First I got the free 30 minute “let’s see if you have any rhythm and what kind of student you’ll be” session. It was mostly for people who were … Continue reading

Better late than never

Better late than never

Happy LATE Mother’s Day! Yeah, I know it was last weekend. With my new posting schedule (I’m only posting on Fridays now), I realized that I technically missed doing a Mother’s Day post. But it was such a good day that I had to share this with you guys. First, my son Jake wrote me … Continue reading

Something I Lost

Something I Lost

Something’s off April was an odd month for me. I hardly posted here and it wasn’t just because I was busy with work. I couldn’t tell what it was, just something was off. I felt like I was walking around in a mental fog. I kept asking myself all the questions my friends were asking: … Continue reading

The Parrothead

The Parrothead

Mr. Buffett “Dear Mr. Buffett … it has been way too long since we spent any quality time together. How I have missed you so ….” That was a Facebook post that went up with a picture of my tickets. Yes, those were my seats for this past Saturday night. It was one of those … Continue reading

Five Things I’ll Teach My Son

Five Things I’ll Teach My Son

Neighbor chat The other day I was unloading groceries from my car and my neighbor walked by with her dog and started to chat. She lives a few doors down and her dog is friends with my dog Winston. We chatted about our dogs and the recent rumblings about the neighbor down the block that … Continue reading

Adventures in Cooking

Adventures in Cooking

I cooked something I bet you never thought you’d read those words in this blog! After my Missing the Domestic Gene post went up, I started getting emails from friends with simple recipe ideas. And yes, Kate from Did this just Happen? I got your tator tot recipe – you’re next on our list to … Continue reading