A Wedding to Remember

June 25, 2009Holidays 26 Comments

Twenty years ago we were married on a cliff called Battleship Rock, the place where Russ proposed to me. It was a hot late June afternoon, and climbing the backside of the cliff in a tux and wedding gown was a challenging affair. It’s also difficult to find a minister who wants to do this … Read More

Happy New Year’s, with some resolutions

January 1, 2009Drawings, Holidays 9 Comments

sketch from Gong Fu Teahouse Last year I chose three words to define my new year. Now I can’t even find them on my blog (know I did a post about it) and can’t remember them either. Well, that worked well didn’t it? This year decided to go back to some simple new years resolutions: … Read More

Belated Season’s Greeting

December 27, 2008Holidays 4 Comments

Hoping everyone has been having a happy and peaceful holiday season. We’ve driven and shared two family Christmas’s so far, packing and leaving for a third this morning. (this one also also has a mix of some Hanukkah folks. Looks like we’ll be driving into a wintery mix — what nice term for ice and … Read More

Considering Focus for the New Year

January 5, 2008Holidays, Inspiration 9 Comments

Thanks for the great comments on my last post about Simplify or Play as a key word for 2008. You all gave me a lot to think about. Another word I’ve been considering is Focus, because lately my brain has been feeling like a big gnarly hairball. In yoga it’s also called a Monkey Mind … Read More

Vintage Christmas

December 25, 2007Holidays, Inspiration, Vintage Stuff 8 Comments

We’ve had housefuls of company this year, so I’ve had little time to make anything myself, but I always enjoy getting little vintage treasures out of their storage boxes. This is a nativity scene made from a coconut and other nuts that I found in a bucket in the basement of an old house during … Read More