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 I imagine seeing my post in your inbox probably startled you. But had to be done, because I miss you guys! Anyway here’s something cute Pencil, ink, gouache, digital color, and English breakfast tea (for me, not the art)  Okay now brace yourself next up, something super chilling a practical crime… Read more »

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 a green garden hose coiled nearby. And these two trouble makers problem solvers pursuers of possibility (who did not live near a pool at the time) My sister B and me, Lake Michigan  Then add water. Up to our chins. Until we are blowing bubbles across the surface of our non-Olympic… Read more »

  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 desperate for it to work, or maybe it was because my brain likes to tell stories and refute mantras in quiet moments. Either way it was kind of like trying to pat your head and rub your stomach while watching and waiting for a pot of water to boil. I… Read more »