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
A Handful of Ceramic and Glass
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.
Project Jewelry Day 1
On occasion family or friends will give me their unwanted or broken jewelry, tile, plates and so on for my mosaic art. Today, my favorite walking partner, who I haven't seen in weeks (thanks to Stay-in-place) dropped off a bunch of crafting materials, including: unwanted/broken jewelry and empty wine bottles, at my front door. It… Continue reading Project Jewelry Day 1
This is a weed/plant that grows in the grass in the spring. It is unfortunate that the camera couldn't capture its authentic purple hue because it is delightful to see these flowers spread wildly all over my front yard. I will miss them when they are gone. Do you know the name of this plant?
Lazy Environmentalist: Shame, Guilt and Blah
I have been feeling guilty lately…no not lately. Lately is the lie. I’ve felt this guilt for some years now, about my inadequacies as a mother, my importance as a human being, and as an environmentalist. When my children were younger I put more emphasis on cooking, cleaning, making, doing, and giving. In fact, cleaning… Continue reading Lazy Environmentalist: Shame, Guilt and Blah