A Hairy Situation

As you may know, my studio cat Ron Weasley is often the bane of my existence. He is well known for climbing around where he shouldn’t be (my desk) and getting his nose into places he oughtn’t (my paint water.) Every time I walk away from my desk I have to go through a ritual […]

Daylight Savings Time

Whose idea was daylight savings time, anyway? That’s a rhetorical question; I realize I could Google the answer, but I’m saying Whose Idea Was This? It is 4:44 p.m. and dusk. My studio is now cave-like after 3 p.m. We see so little of the sun here in Oregon, and this is just an inconvenient […]

India

Completed: October 31, 2010 Soundtrack: The Corrs Beverage: Starbucks

Why I’m Mad at Ron Weasley

Ron Weasley is infuriating. Here’s why: He sleeps on the kitchen table. He sleeps on my desk. He sleeps on my paintings. He sleeps on clean towels. His hair is all over the floor. His hair is all over my paint brushes. His hair is all over my clothes. His hair is all over everything. […]

Peddling My Wares

Last weekend I had a booth at a local holiday market. It was kind of quiet traffic-wise, but I figured I’d be painting at home anyway so I might as well paint in public. Here’s what my booth looked like: And this is what I looked like (tired): And this is what I painted while I […]