I have this shirt that I try not to wear when my stepkids are around. No, there’s nothing “wrong” with the shirt. It’s actually kinda funny, which is why I bought it. But when I wear it, I feel like … Continue reading Adulting sucks. (Or does it?)
Picture the biggest dream you can think of. And then think bigger. When I create art, I tend to stick to pretty small canvases. (My sketchbook is 5×7 … inches)This week, I painted something much. bigger.(The plywood was 6×8 … feet) … Continue reading The BIGGEST painting I’ve ever freaking done
Yes, I realize it’s April and I live in Massachusetts. It isn’t ~exactly~ beach weather. So talking about the beach seems a little premature. But bear with me here. 👇👇👇 Three reasons why we’d even bother going there. (Plus a bonus point, if you stay til the end!) 1. Seize the moment Last week (between the snow and the frost advisory), we had a day that was 70° and gorgeous. (Welcome to New England.) As I was running errands, with a to-do list as long as your arm — I happened to drive by a beach. “One of these days,” … Continue reading Who cares about going to the beach? (in April?!)
Everyone knows free stickers are the best. So here’s how you can enter to win some yourself! But first: A quote — Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are. — Mason Cooley Doesn’t … Continue reading Giveaway! Because FREE stickers are objectively better than non-free stickers
Think back to the beginning of this year. … No, I don’t mean March 13. I mean, actually the beginning of January (even though it feels like three lifetimes ago). Did you have a “word of the year”? I did. … Continue reading RE-emerge: Summer art shows (yes, for real)
Things don’t always work out right the first time (or two). Like the first batches of stickers I made. They were kind of experimental since I’d never done them before, and I used super cheap paper. But you learn (quickly) … Continue reading Don’t quit. Stick(er) with it.
No, this isn’t a Monty Python reference. It’s actually something Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said: “Be a bush if you can’t be a tree. If you can’t be a highway, just be a trail. If you can’t be a … Continue reading Be the best darn shrubbery you can be