2013: The Year of More

I hereby declare 2013 The Year of More. More yoga More snuggling Watch more reality TV Be home more Drink more whiskey Eat more fruit Make more art Take more Vitamin D Wear more heels Laugh more Get more wrinkles Wear more eyeliner Move more Relax more Cook more Plan more Kickstarters Be more brave […]

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 […]

New Year’s Eve Eve 2010

Last year I started making my resolutions on New Year’s Eve Eve with the idea that they could then be considered suggestions rather than resolutions. Let’s see how I did. Drink more water.  NOT EVEN CLOSE. Drink less wine and coffee. NOT EVEN CLOSE. Spend less time on the computer, except blogging, Twitter, Facebook and […]

Dia de los Muertos

There is this show coming up at the end of the month that’s calling for art inspired by Dia de los Muertos. I had such luck painting my daughter as a two-headed girl a few weeks ago, that I thought I’d try my hand at painting her as a Catrina figure. Today we drove to my parents’ house […]


I’ve got two additions to my New Year’s guideline list, and they’re actually ones I’m looking forward to. Spend 10 minutes every day looking at something beautiful. Spend 5 minutes every day making something beautiful. The first one is easy. Seemingly. I have piles of books, magazines and a list a mile long of blogs […]