My Life Is Messy

My Life Is Messy

The coffee table is stacked with notebooks and sketchpads. The dining table is covered in a disarray of art supplies rendering it useless for actual dining. A meditation cushion sits…

I Don’t Want To

I Don’t Want To

From the moment the alarm went off at 5 am this morning, I’ve been mentally saying no. I reluctantly threw my legs over the edge of the bed, grimaced and…

Smell Ya Later

Smell Ya Later

Personal hygiene is not a topic that I normally write about but I am just so excited that I can’t pass up the opportunity to share this newfound, no-stink formula…

The Challenge Is On

The Challenge Is On

When the challenge was presented something inside me immediately said yes. That was ten days ago and I’ve been mentally gearing up for it ever since and now it’s go…

Everyone Starts Somewhere

Everyone Starts Somewhere

When an artist and blogger that I follow said she was offering an online e-course, I was immediately interested and I signed up to be notified as soon as registration…

We Have An Etsy Shop!

We Have An Etsy Shop!

Pretty much anyone can set one up, you just pay a few cents and upload a photo of your handmade or vintage product, which for us, is a photo itself.…

One Word

One Word

When I look out into the wide-open year before me and ask, what do I hope to accomplish?, there is no shortage of answers. I have ideas. Lots of them!…

In Loving Memory

In Loving Memory

It is with the heaviest of hearts that I share we recently had to say goodbye to my dad, Rudy, a man whose mere physical presence had the power to…

Going Home: An Unexpected Detour

Going Home: An Unexpected Detour

I’m standing, dazed and shivering, in the dairy section of our local grocery store deliberating over 0% or 2% yogurt; I can’t remember what we normally buy. It’s been so…

I’m Sick. Again.

I’m Sick. Again.

I’m sick. Again. I don’t know how but I’ve managed to get a dodgy tummy (more officially called Traveler’s Diarrhea – gross) in almost every country we’ve visited with the…

India: Where The Magic Happens

India: Where The Magic Happens

You don’t come to India to be comfortable. We knew that before we ever arrived. Everyone knows it. The name India is synonymous with chaos and all the things you’ve…

My Body Said Yes

My Body Said Yes

I first rouse to see the early morning light shining through the windows. Lifting my head to peek out, the sky is bright blue and promising another scorcher of a…