Good Reads

Sooner or later, the blogs I read every day are going to receive fan art from me. It’s just how I roll. Here’s who’s on my must-read list these days. The Pioneer Woman The Bloggess Sundry Mourning Girls Gone Child Kevin and Amanda Nie Nie Dialogues Yes, there are others, but these are the ones […]

Pioneer Kids

If you read The Pioneer Woman, you’ll probably recognize these next portraits. Like millions of other people, I read Ree’s blog every day. There’s always something that interests me on a personal level…but that’s why we choose to read the blogs we do, right? Her post last week about her kids saddling and unsaddling the […]

Onward, Upward

Despite a headache that’s lasted for a million years, I awoke on Monday with a radically heightened sense of possibility. And sure enough, good things started happening. First,  it was announced that my painting, Naughty had been included in the Top 10 finalists for the Mutt Lynch wine label contest. We find out today if […]

What I’m Doing on My Spring Break, Part 1

The kids and I made a list of all the things we want to accomplish over Spring Break, and it looks like I’m already setting them up for disappointment. It’s Day 3 and we’ve only marked one thing off the list. I’ve done a lot of painting and they’ve done a lot of going over […]

Six Degrees

I first heard Rachel Harrington perform with Guy Clark in Portland a few years ago. After that, there were two or three house concerts and other shows. We had mutual friends. She liked my art. I loved her music. We discovered we shared a middle name. You’ve probably seen her name pop up on my blog […]