Happy Halloween!

Hey all! Just popping in to wish you a Happy Halloween… As is my tradition (um, starting today), I’m going with the something cute and something scary Halloween greeting Although…

The (Hefty) Possibility of Summer

One of my favorite summer memories involves a garbage bag. Classic summer, right? 😉 Okay so maybe not. But if you will, picture two large plastic bags on the grass, with…

Illustration Friday Challenge: Wisdom (a Book Made Me Do It)

Sometimes a book inspires me to action Wisdom as prompted by Illustration Friday‘s weekly art challenge. This challenge got me thinking about those books that I read that inspired me…

The Curious Case of Cumberland Island

Last week the hub and I drove to Georgia and took a ferry from St. Mary’s to Cumberland Island National Seashore. We were greeted by a boulevard of trees. Welcome! The…

Bird Watching and My Scattered Thoughts

  Last month I tried meditating. The kind where you sit in a quiet place and repeat a mantra. It didn’t go so well. Maybe I was a little too…

The Art of Going the Distance, 2007, & Worlds of Jessicas

Hey all! I’m excited to let you know that I’ve got a new book out: The Art of Going the Distance. Click banner above for my books on Amazon (spoiler:…

The One Where I Compare Myself to a Prickly Porcupine

This week I spent hours researching website logos. I already have a logo, but I just wanted to tweak mine, maybe find a little inspiration, make it somehow more representative of…

Warm Holiday Wishes

Wishing you and yours peace, love, and joy.  Happy Holidays! xo       .

We Bought a House! With an Inside Barn Door!

We bought a house! It’s kind of in the country (or country-ish, as we’ve been saying). So now we have a city and a country house. Not on purpose though.…

Happy Halloween from the Dolls in My Attic

In general, I’m not afraid of dolls. But they do have the potential to be super creepy. I loved (but also kinda hated) this book in middle school. And a…