My brain skitters around like drops of water on a hot griddle when I’m experimenting in the studio. Try this… Okay, that worked. Nope. Modify… Hmmm. What if I try that? … Oooops… Now what? …Oh, maybe that… Chug-a-chug-a-chug-a cool down and clean up… Write some of this stuff down before I forget it… NoContinue reading “Brain Skitters”
Dear Baby, Well, it’s April now. Your birth month. You’re nearly ready to make your grand entrance. So, sweet grandchild, let me tell you what will happen when you get here. Prepare to be snuggled and cuddled and cooed to, and love, love, loved. I gotta tell you, you are most welcome. You will haveContinue reading “Letter to my unborn grandchild”
I slept in an extra hour this morning. It’s a holiday. I got up to coffee that was automatically brewed minutes before I woke. I wrapped a cozy comforter around me and wrote this note on a fresh page of my notebook with my favourite pen, on my handy dandy lap desk. Later this morningContinue reading “Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010”
So, Thursday was a write off. Or was it? As usual, I multi-task to the extreme. A trait that was valued in my career as a lab-tech, but frowned on by organization gurus. Guess what I’m not. I jump from task to task. Scanning photo albums for a photo book, hyper varnishing a set ofContinue reading “Failure”
I’ve become impatient to get started my Seriously Whimsical project. What I get while I wait though, is the fun of to plotting and scheming and planning!
Everything I see and think becomes fodder for my whimsical gristmill. Excessive rain caused shelf mushrooms to sprout all over the tree stump in my son’s back yard. Cool!!
I pull out my travel sketchbook and draw the stump with mushrooms for future reference while my grandchildren jump around me. “You’re a good drawer, Grandma!” “Thanks Georgie, you’re a good climber”
“Do you want to play Play-Doh, Grandma?” “Do I?!” Ya!
Last Fall my life changed! Again! It shouldn’t have, but it did. I took a class* that opened a door to a world of possibilities. They were always there, but I hadn’t even noticed the room I was in had doors. Voilà! The world is suddenly more than the little box I’d always imagined itContinue reading “About Sharing and Goals”