inspiration shelf

Today has been spent out in the studio, gathering together all of my ‘little critters’ from various boxes and tins where they’ve been hiding since Miss KiKi Kitty moved in with us a couple of years ago. Maybe it was because they were ‘little’ and had eyes…but she thought they were to be hunted down and killed […]

little helpers

  Sometimes, when everybody is all comfy and laid back, a small problem arises.  In this case Kai Li loved the toy she was holding, but Dad took it away. This can be very worrisome, especially if somebody has chewed (er…loved) a small tear in it. Dad, it’s my favorite. I’ve got nothing else to play with […]

reality series

Throughout the winter we’ve been house bound by the early darkness (who enjoys days being dark at 4:30 pm? Not me!) and the cold. Once upon a time we spent long winter evenings doing stuff out in the studio/sun porch, but lately, the Electric Company people stand gleefully over our meter, rubbing their hands together […]

we give thanks

In my imagination our Thanksgiving dinner looks exactly like this Norman Rockwell painting. All of our children, and our children’s children gather together around the table, sharing love, mutual respect, and turkey—in my imagination. In reality—D, Kai Li, KiKi, and I will gather around our dinner table to give thanks for all of our blessings, and for […]