Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

August 12, 2010 6

hey there!

By in Life, Me

Well, what can I say? The past year had a few bumps in the road so I had to step back from the blog and take a fresh look at things. Sometimes it is just good to try to gain a new perspective on what is going on in life before you can move forward. […]

October 4, 2009 2


By in Art, Me

I’ve completed my first painting since 1995 and I’m very happy with how it came out. For a long time I wasn’t sure it would end up looking like what I had seen in my head, which is probably why it took me long to finish it (over a year). The idea evolved somewhat over […]

September 28, 2009 9


By in Art, Life, Me, Pets

My cat Thurston passed away two months ago this past Saturday it it pretty much put a pretty big damper on my summer. He became pretty ill at the end of June with Chronic-Active Renal Insufficiency. He rallied after a few days but most of my focus was diverted to making sure he felt well […]

January 15, 2009 3

my hands are frozen

By in Life, Me

The above picture of my mom feeding the gulls in Panama City Beach, Florida was taken by my father. They are spending the winter there for the first time in their 43 years of marriage and I’m happy for them. Even though I’m FROZEN here! It’s -6 here!!! So, my parents are soaking up the […]

December 28, 2008 2

holiday aftermath

By in Life, Me

I love this picture of me because this is how I look every morning when I get up, regardless of the day. This is me at my parents house Christmas morning. I actually had a wonderful time with my family! I hope everyone else had a wonderful and restful holiday! I still have a week […]

December 18, 2008 5

the holidays are upon us

By in Life, Upstairs Hallway

Hello everyone. Sorry for the absence of posts as of late, things have been nutty. Report card time has just passed, I re-injured my back (I had a bad fall two winters ago) and have been laid up a lot of the time. Despite all this I am excited for the holidays! I’m looking forward […]

October 29, 2008 5

old man winter you sneaky jerk!

By in Exterior, Life

This was the view outside my front door this morning! I know winter is on it’s way, but I wasn’t prepared for it to show up last night. The top broke out of my Japanese Lilac tree, hopefully it will look alright when the snow melts and it bounces back. I also got a snow […]

October 21, 2008 3

happy birthday Anna

By in Life

Happy Birthday to one of my best friends! She is one of the most caring, helpful and stylish people I know, and I’m so lucky to have her in my life! My home is also very lucky that you are in my life!

September 5, 2008 1

back at work

By in Life, Master Bedroom, Me

Well I’m back at work, and having to work in 4 separate rooms due to construction has made my life very hectic. Work in the house has slowed down but will be picking back up this weekend. more pics to come very soon! Last weekend with the help of my dad and one of his […]

August 23, 2008 9

still here

By in Inspiration & Ideas, Life, Me

Sorry for the lack of posts this week. I went into the school where I work Wednesday for some technology training only to discover that construction involving my classroom that I was told would most likely not be happening yet has happened, rendering my classroom unusable (we are undergoing a huge capital building project where […]