The Art of Turning Sour into Sweet

I stood in the middle of the candy aisle contemplating the merits of a duo of delicate dark chocolate almond butter cups. The alternative: my go-to plain dark chocolate bars. In a 10-pack. The plan was to sweeten my sour mood with chocolate. But given my stranded status, quantity won over quality. I wheeled theContinue reading “The Art of Turning Sour into Sweet”

A Winter Work Space … In Me and my House

All year long thus far, and all last year it seems I’ve been pursuing the perfect work space. Newsflash: it will never truly be perfect this side of heaven. On my snow day a couple weeks ago, I declared war on the walls, conquered clutter by purging no less than 6 bags full of stuffContinue reading “A Winter Work Space … In Me and my House”

It’s About Time…

Currently these are inhabiting my kitchen table (pay no attention to the Christmas tree or the iron…or the Ford model waiting patiently to be assembled…) I primed these canvasses the other night and now they’re just waiting to be painted. In the cleaning of the closet last weekend, they became my target. Be painted or leaveContinue reading “It’s About Time…”

Christmas Unwrapped and Unraveled

WordPress is telling me as I type this that there’s now an easier way to create a post and I should switch to the new and improved posting experience… I don’t really know what that entails, but I know I like the old one just fine. I have a soft spot for old after all.Continue reading “Christmas Unwrapped and Unraveled”

Embrace the Quirk…

Now that it’s December, we can officially begin talking about Christmas… I like my holidays to be separate, so I made a rule a long time ago that I wouldn’t decorate for Christmas until December. Except that it always takes my holiday radar a little longer than normal to hone in– my biological clock isContinue reading “Embrace the Quirk…”