Happy Old Year

This post has a soundtrack. You’re welcome. Oh. My. Goodness. What a year. I mean, WHAT. A. YEAR! I don’t even know where to begin. Two Thousand Ten was a hella crazy year for the Rossmans, including, but not limited to employment calamities, uncertainty, angst and drama. But instead of weeping over my Dickensian tale […]

Diversion

Sometimes I feel like my whole life is a cycle of acquiring possessions and subsequently purging possessions. Know what I mean? Maybe it’s the seasons…in the winter, you pad your nest and in the spring you clean out closets. One of my favorite things to do is go to estate sales, garage sales and warehouses. I call […]

Portrait of the Artist as a Young(ish) Woman

If you’ve read this blog for awhile, you’ll know that I have a day job in addition to my art business, and the you know, small task of raising two human beings. These three jobs keep me pretty busy, require me to stay up late most nights, lead to coffee drinking, and often make me […]

God Bless the Internet

I am sitting here at a Saturday market, peddling my wares. I’m bored. There’s not much traffic, and even less interest in art when people are here to buy produce and crochet. Markets are not my usual modus operandi. They require time away from my studio and my kids, and my paints. I have to be […]

Who’ll Stop The Rain?

Last night, just as I was about to fall asleep, I admitted a deep dark secret to my husband. I hate the sound of rain. HATE IT. I don’t find it calming, or peaceful. It doesn’t make me want to cozy up next to the fire or make soup from scratch. It makes me crazy. […]