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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

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

What I Found

What I Found

The things we find The other day when I was putting the groceries away, I accidentally knocked one of the fridge magnets off. It’s one of those big clip things with a magnet glued to the back of it. When I hit it, all the papers that were in the clip fell to the floor. … Continue reading

Am I Missing the Domestic Gene?

Am I Missing the Domestic Gene?

Life in the fast lane Surely makes you lose your mind …. Life in the fast lane, everything all the time. Yeah, me and the boys from The Eagles are ‘eager for action and hot for the game.’ I’m living life in the fast lane balancing an overwhelming work schedule and dealing with lawyers with … Continue reading