moving mountains

You have no idea (or maybe you do) how difficult it is for me not to post a HUGE “whoa is me, I’m so tired/lonely/afraid/sick/in over my head/for the love of gawd somebody please save me” post. The baby has been sick with virus’ since day one of daycare. And so have I. Me, the…

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without wings

Do you ever hear that a famous person (or regular person) has passed away and figure out how many years older they are than you and then imagine…if you knew you only had THAT many years left…then what? Sometimes it’s 16 or 35, other times it’s 7 or 3. I do this all the time…

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storms pass

After what seemed like an eternity of gloom, the sun returned today and I was glad. I needed those gray days more than I can tell you in this space, but was also feeling ready for a bit of sunlight to break through. Let the rain fall when it comes. Live there, dwell in wicked…

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sketch therapy

In August I bought myself a small chunky sketch book with light brown kraft paper pages. Since then I’ve been choosing random pages in it to sketch people and animals. The first thing I drew was a horse, then some faces, then a frog and some more faces. I do use references sometimes, especially for…

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