I’m a collector. When I was a kid, I collected rocks, feathers, shells and stamps, among other things. As an adult I collect nutcrackers and handbags. And Disney pins. Do you know about Disney pins? If you do, then you know they’re addicting. If you don’t, then please don’t click on that link because I […]

Sunday With Ron 6.12.2011

Local Color

I’ve heard about people who live in New York City and have never visited the Statue of Liberty…which makes me feel better because I’ve lived in Salem, Oregon for 10 years and have never been to Schreiner’s Iris Gardens. SHAME ON ME. Last week though, the kids and I took advantage of a sun break […]

Father’s Day Gift Guide: Art.

So maybe you don’t think your guy is the artsy type, but consider all the things that he does, or loves, that would make great, sentimental art subjects. I bet you could make him cry. Now taking orders for Father’s Day art gift certificates!

Chicken Scratch

Last year sometime, I was approached by the awesome blogger Amanda at Kevin and Amanda, who makes fonts from people’s handwriting. (How does she DO that?!) She noted that my awesome designer friend Nikki had used one of her fonts on my new website design and would I like to have a font made from […]