Tabula Rasa

It’s the end of another week.  Another Friday.  After another Thursday after another Wednesday after another Tuesday after another…you get the idea.  And you might think that I’m headed towards some reflection on the tedium of it all…the endless repetition and cycle of days and weeks, months and years. On the contrary. It’s this one-after-the-other [...]

I Just Want to Say Thank You

I'm finishing up a summer round of Just Five Things.  As is often the case, I have mixed feelings when a course comes to a close.  On the one hand, I'd love to keep going because the work with my students is so, so good (they are amazing).  On the other hand, I'm ready to [...]

Five on a Tuesday + a Giveaway

I like my lists.  I know you know.  When I just need to get something (anything) down, lists are how I fill my page.  Yes, the to-do lists (there's always a current to-do list). But the other lists.  The ones for gratitude, the ones for right now, the ones for dreams.  I like the way lists [...]

:: Randoming ::

:: this video has been around for a while now but it's so worth the watch...or re-watch :: remember Nichole McVeigh?...she continues to share wonderful interviews with fellow creatives on her website...here is a recent spotlight :: I've got a tried-and-true banana bread recipe, but recently I tried this one...moist, delicious, and not too sweet (I [...]

A List of What I’m Feeling

Sometimes I don't know what to write.  I just know that I want to write.  Often I stumble through some loose stream-of-consciousness writing. Though there are days when the thought of getting all that on paper exhausts me...before I even start. And so I turn to lists.  Because they're immediate and they satisfy in a [...]

An Interview + A Giveaway {Cory Sipper}

Today we're visiting with someone who's been here before...the very wonderful Cory Sipper. Last time we learned about her sewn sketches (you can read that interview here). This time, Cory talks about her music, her just-do-it attitude, and her newly released album.  Here we go... As a creative mama myself, I find it challenging to [...]