Happy Feet

I got spoiled from June to February. While painting away my life on watercolor paper and ceilings, I somehow forgot that it’s normal to wear real shoes. I have a great pair of flip flops and some warm slipper-like boots. Who needs dainty, attractive shoes when you’re practically barefoot all the time? But it is…

Art Sale: After

I won’t keep you in suspense (because I’m sure you’ve been biting your nails about this for days)… My very first art sale was officially a success.  Woohoo!!!  I was so nervous the day before.  My table neighbor at the sale said that her first art sale was like putting her underwear out for everyone to judge,…

Pockets of Chaos

Sometimes I forget that I’m a neat person at heart.  I look at my kitchen counter and see recycling that hasn’t made it outside, plant information tags that may or may not correlate to what’s currently alive in the yard, and lots of other stuff that shouldn’t be in a kitchen at all.  I internally…

Death by Database, Revival by Commute

I’ve been struggling with this one stupid database all day.  All.  Day. The good thing about having a new job in which you have very little background is that there’s always an exciting challenge around the corner.  Life is certainly not dull, and you feel a real sense of accomplishment at the end of every…

Thermotaxic Thursday

It’s time to let one of my friends entertain you for a few minutes.  The friend of choice is one of my college roommates.  She’s an engineer who totally breaks the typical engineer mold.  One of those mold-breaking elements is that she loves to write miscellaneous poetry (almost always funny, not usually sappy or hard…

Wednesday Mornings

Wednesdays are my favorite.  I work from 11:30-8:30 (instead of the normal 8:30-5:30), which puts a cramp in my social life sometimes, but is oh so nice in the morning!  Today included some coffee with a friend and lots of not much else.  Perfect.  I’ve been in a writing funk lately, so this is more…