Sometimes unexpected annoyances lead to awesome experiences Don’t leave your wallet at the office. It’s a good rule of thumb, ya know? But I did. On a Friday, no less, so I wouldn’t even be back to pick it up … Continue reading 3+ME: Forget your purse, find yourself in the 1930s
A live painting, a scavenger hunt, and talking to humans I don’t like talking to humans. My stepkids don’t like coloring books. For last week’s Bristol County Home & Garden Show, both dislikes posed a problem. Let’s start with my … Continue reading 3+ME: Try something different (like meeting readers!)
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
Do you ever surprise yourself? Not like, show up after work with a pumpkin spice latte as a self-reward for getting through a particularly Monday-ish Wednesday. … Continue reading I guess I can draw a witch. Who knew?
I blame my friend Marc for getting me into trouble a lot. And almost always, that trouble involves an extra project at the newspaper we work at. Luckily, said projects tend to fall into the “brilliant and mostly fun” category. This time, though, I did it to myself. I was the one who asked my boss if I could draw editorial cartoons for the paper. Marc, however, has done his part to hold me to that. He writes the editorials, I draw the pictures to go with them. When I got back from the honeymoon, I had it in my … Continue reading sketchbook: an excuse to draw at work
I get hit with things, fairly often. When I was boxing, I’d get hit with gloves and mitts. These days, it’s with high fives from the kids, or the corners of tables when I’m not looking where I’m going. But … Continue reading sketchbook: stepmomming on Mother’s Day