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Ideas for Paintings - Nibblefest Art Contest

The blank page can be daunting, but thanks to Nibblefest with it’s monthly themed contests there is always inspiration.

January 2015’s theme is to create a piece of art whose subject “begins with the third letter of your given name”.  227 more words


The Rosie Effect, by Graeme Simsion

Don Tillman’s loyalty, self-sacrifice, and problem solving genius, make him welcome as a friend. We first met Don in the “Rosie Project,” the story of a high functioning Asperger’s individual in search of a “mate.” Don exhibits marvelous STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) skills, a phenomenal memory, but he woefully lacks social skills. 246 more words


Kickstarter Tuesdays: TuffNotes / The Coin Kaddy

This week on Kickstarter Tuesdays, I am talking about two handy Kickstarter projects that you should fund!


With 9+ years under their belts of publishing waterproof books and Bibles in a variety of different formats, they have long wanted to create a notebook that is extremely durable, can be used anywhere, embodies features you love, stands out, and is actually made in the USA – Birmingham, AL, to be exact. 742 more words


Leaf Collection Saves the Day

Last year my Mom was cleaning out her garage and handed me a box of my stuff to sort through. In that box was a leaf collection I made in the 6th grade! 177 more words

Surface Design

Au revoir, Seattle

After more than two weeks of the temperatures dropping below freezing, a tiny but nasty bit of snow and ice (hopefully the last of the season) and  blustery winds from the north I’ve decided to really and finally and at last move my studio south…to lovely Burien By The Sea.  179 more words