Royals

Did you watch the Royal Wedding? Or were you like me who forgot to set the alarm? I awoke last Friday morning to a severe tongue-lashing from my 7 y.o. daughter who I’d promised to wake for the big event. I remember watching Diana’s wedding when I was 8 and I thought it would be […]

Toy

I have been saving and saving and saving and finally, last week I bought my first real-live, grown-up camera. I’ll admit, it sat in the box for a few days as I tried to create the perfect moment for unpacking it. I envisioned leisurely hours of reading the manuals and watching the DVDs; arranging and […]

Shiny

Last night, as I was driving my tax return to the post office (at 10:30 p.m.) I drove around for an extra 30 minutes trying to find a good place from which to photograph the full moon. Two mornings last week, I turned off the route to work and drove farther out into the country, […]

instagram/instalove

So my iphone arrived last week and OMG I can’t believe I’ve lived this long without it. (SRSLY. As my son says.) I can pay for my Starbucks just by waving my phone in the general direction of the cash register. I can deposit checks. I can read QR codes. It’s truly remarkable and amazing […]

Good Advice

Several weeks ago I was painting for a client and it just wasn’t turning out the way I wanted. This happens every now and then. I mean, it’s natural to like how some paintings turned out more than others but THIS ONE. JUST. WASN’T. WORKING. On any level. Granted, it was in a category of […]