“Repeat after me,” my stepdaughter instructed. “Ok,” I hesitated. “H,” she said. “H,” I repeated. “I.” “I.” “Hi!” she squeaked, combining both letters. “Hi!” I echoed, minus her squeakiness. We were standing in line at Rhode Island Comic Con in … Continue reading 3+Me: Elijah Wood and a dragon
22° That’s Providence’s low temp today. (yipes!) Cold enough for you yet, November? Though I guess it does feel more winter-y with that kind of weather, which leads us to more Christmas-y vibes, too — Vibes which were on full … Continue reading Cold days — and Christmas decorations on Etsy
If you’ve ever set a goal for yourself, and it didn’t terrify you, it probably wasn’t a big enough goal. If it was something you felt completely confident you’d achieve, it probably wasn’t a big enough goal. If it was … Continue reading Are your goals intimidating enough?
If you’re lucky, you have people in your life who push you. Not, like, off a cliff (avoid those people) — but who push you to be better than you were the day before. My friend Amanda is one of … Continue reading It’s her fault I illustrated a book
I swear I’ve been trying to get myself on a “schedule” since I was an apartment-dwelling single girl with one cat. (I am now a house-dwelling married stepmom-of-two, and the cat count is up to five.) A lot has changed … Continue reading 3+ME: Never enough thyme
We have a Christmas tree in our house presently. In fact, I just put it up this weekend. “Heresy! We’re only halfway through October!” — Most self-respecting, decent folk Yes. But. Shelter pets can’t wait for December to think about … Continue reading Pumpkins (and also Christmas trees): Art show schedule
PET PORTRAITS Got a cat or dog? Octopus, axolotl, or maybe an emu? (I haven’t drawn an emu yet, and I’d love an excuse to try!) … Continue reading C O M M I S S I O N S