Shattered Loneliness It drags on for daysand sleepless nightsIn emptinessIn silenceIn the greyEngulfing my spiritwith it's frigidand unwelcomingBut all too familiar armsAs I mourn wilt in the dark cornerof it's embrace, AndIcannotbreathe. I cannot breathe! I can't breathe! Can't breathe Can't. BREATHE Br e a the
There is a park of mosaic art about 30 to 60 minutes (depending on traffic) from where I live. It isn't very big at all, but if you love art and detail you can spend a couple of hours at this park finding art within art. You need to look at the big picture then… Continue reading Inspiration
If you ask me for my favorite color, breakfast, food, movie, book, author, season, song, number, place, person, and so on you might be frustrated with my answer. I don't have a favorite and even if I do it is only for a short amount of time. I like to dabble in everything, try it… Continue reading Commitment issues
It started as a sketch in a work notebook on a work lunch break. It caused some restless nights. It still needs a little tweeking, but I think it is coming along. Precious Silver
I'm still project hopping, but now I'm moving on to bigger projects.
Pink by Canela Ajena Coming up with ideas for a mosaic project is not a problem. I have hundreds of them keeping me awake at night. My dilemma lies instead in something more irritating. I can't let go. I cannot finish my projects, not easily anyways. For tips, I've begun watching YouTube videos again, scrolling… Continue reading Under Construction
Earlier last month I came across some thrifty finds that left me with a bounty of ceramic and glass tile as well as broken jewelry. I've spent the beginning of this month working on putting it together. It has put my mind at easy and my posture in particularly painful positions.
Early this summer I took an overwhelmed looked at my kitchen and realized I would be forced to repair/renovate it, despite the cost. The original 1977 poorly built kitchen was coming apart fast. Drawers were broken or missing from the the bottom cabinets. The kitchen Formica counter top was not only warped, but also chipping… Continue reading Project Back Killer
It isn't fair to the lactose intolerant person to watch everyone else eat ice cream. This was the thought that crossed my mind this summer in search for a tasty ice cream dairy alternative for my lactose intolerant daughter. We tried a few different dairy treats, but the ones from So Delicious became my favorite.… Continue reading Dairy-Free Ice Cream Sandwiches for My Kid
This month I turned to Nextdoor and Facebook Market for these gently used or unwanted items. Why thrift? To save money, contribute to a more sustainable world, and to help put money back into the pockets of my local community as we financially suffer through this Covid "economy". It has been an exciting three weeks… Continue reading Thrifty Finds