bloom

I’ve never been great with plants. That’s what I tell myself, anyway. Last weekend I went ahead and got three separate potted plants and much to my surprise they are thriving. I bought a rose bush, impatiens and some other mix of purple and white flowers. It was a bit daunting for me to choose…

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hey there, pumpkin

I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers. ― L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables How adorable is this teeny tiny pumpkin? It’s my most favorite pumpkin ever. I might paint or glitter it or something, not sure yet. It was a beautiful day yesterday and this morning I was wide…

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because this

Well, THAT was beautiful. Listening to Melody Gardot all day today. Because this. I have days where all I want to do is listen to music. Other days I cannot bring myself to even turn on the car radio. Strange to have those two extremes. If I think carefully about it, the days of music…

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i am big bird

I AM BIG BIRD is a feature-length documentary about Caroll Spinney, who has been Sesame Street’s Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since 1969… and at 80 years old, he has no intention of stopping… Caroll Spinney has been performing as Big Bird and Oscar for over 40 years. That’s longer than I have been alive (mind…

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dangerdust

Chalkboard artists and self described vandals, Dangerdust, have created a collection of really lovely, thoughtful, and intricate hand-lettered designs. This duo of (presumably over-worked) Columbus College of Art & Design students create a new board each week and consider it a “relief” from their “frustrating” mostly computer-based course work. I love the precarious nature of…

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