The Waves

In one hundred words or less... I struggle knowing how to use my energies best.  Always the ongoing parenting role.  Always the meals and cleaning and laundry.  But also.  The camera and pen calling for attention.  Do I sit to write first thing?  Or do I bake the cinnamon rolls on a cold, windy morning?  I [...]

Avocado-Egg-Toast Thingie and a Metaphor

I love avocado.  In all its forms.  And I've eaten it with eggs countless times but never the way my sister made it for me when she visited recently.  It seemed silly that I'd never thought to make it the way she did; it seemed silly that I'd gotten set in my tendency to dice [...]

I Could But I Can’t…So I Will

When I was in high school, I remember asking my piano teacher how she knew she wanted to be a pianist.  She told me that she felt like she couldn't live without playing the piano.  I thought about what she said, but didn't fully appreciate her words. Because I didn't feel it. All these years later [...]

an interview + a giveaway = a whole lotta goodness {cordelia sipper}

today, i'd like to introduce you to a talented, sweet, and very fun woman named cordelia sipper {do you not love her name?!}.  we bumped into each other somewhere in blogland and when i learned about her sewn sketches, i knew i wanted to introduce you to her.  i hope you enjoy this little visit... can [...]

a virtual stroll

  my sweet friend lisa asked me to join in on a little blog tour.  and seeing as how i pretty much adore her and i pretty much relish a chance to press the pause button and engage in a little reflection, i said yes.  if you'd like to see lisa's responses to these same questions, you [...]