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Part Business. Part Love. All Blog.

Blog

For me, blogging is a place where language and images can date.  They don’t have to stay together – but they might. It’s a way for me to talk to you, in a quiet room, without the TV on. Unless you have the tv on. And then, not so much. 

Mud Cakes, Writing, and Turning a Blind Ear

About a year ago, while I drank lukewarm coffee on a Wednesday, I tuned in to the online class of a successful artist, whom I respect. She told her class not to bother writing (in the case of blogs), because basically "no one is actually interested in what you are...

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Mommy, how does glass make babies?

I'm working on a commission, a beautiful memorial tribute book comprised of these seemingly disparate elements. And today is my favorite part: it's math day. I will spend my day calculating precise page measurements, photo sizes, which side of which page they go on,...

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Why Your Camera Needs a Showercap

I'm in beautiful, soggy Alaska for a much needed vacation. I wanted to share my totally free, ultra-lightweight tip for photography while traveling, or any other time, in a rainy environment. Here it is: swipe those shower-caps from the hotel! Throw them over your...

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The Mathematics of Listening

Me: “Mom, do you want me to hang up the clothes I brought over for you?” Mom: “No, just leave them on the bed. I’d like to put them away.” Me: “Ok, so just remember that when you go in your room tonight, you’ll have to put them away first to get IN the bed, since...

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Church at the Chip Saloon

In the midst of the Arizona desert stands the old cowboy dusty town of Cedar Creek, which beckoned me to get up early on a Sunday and drive an hour to see if a church in a saloon could really be possible. Why, yes, yes it is! The fierce blue Arizona sky waits...

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Posting From the Heart(s)

Building some wonderful things for my studio. Found these pretty little wooden pegboard locks at a recycled home store, $5 for a giant bucket. Wheeeee! Gave them a little red happy face (yay nail polish!) and today they will make a vertical home for my tools. So fun! ...

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579 – The House Thief

579 - The House Thief - is available now on Etsy This book, 579 - The House Thief - is a tribute to my mother, and to all of us as we age. To the things we lose and the things we can lose if someone isn't helping along the way. It is a one of a kind, original work....

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