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?!)
I found out on Friday. The newspaper job I’ve had for ten years (first job out of college) has come to an end. I’m not entirely sure how to write this, because I don’t know how to present it properly. … Continue reading So, I got laid off
A while back, a surfer guy reached out to me for a logo. And when I say “a surfer guy,” I mean — a guy who … Continue reading Surf + art supports kids with autism
Some people struggle with overconfidence, with overselling themselves, with thinking they’re God’s gift to the world. Not me. I think a lot of us tend to … Continue reading Reminder: You actually don’t suck.
That sounds like it should be a drink of some kind, “Octopus on the rocks.” But nope! I mean an actual rock, and a drawing of … Continue reading Octopus on the rocks
When your boss sends an email with the subject, “You do NOT have to say yes…” it sparks a little curiosity. What exactly don’t I have … Continue reading Painting in front of people: March 30
Yes, I am a sore loser. Just ask my best friend (and maid of honor at my wedding). If she says she can do something, I’ll … Continue reading The sore loser and the comfort zone
When creating art, you can do whatever you want.
When creating art on Instagram, though, you really shouldn’t.
J.K. Rowling. Taylor Swift. Johnny Depp. You see their names and you think of one thing they’re known for.
And then there’s me and you.
During my attempt at a run yesterday, I passed an elderly couple jogging together.