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Existential May 23, 2016

Ordinary day

No fame, fortune, lottery

Just blessed laundry!

Art Prescription:  And I do mean blessed…a pile of cats on freshly folded laundry, inviting me into the curl to rest.

Watercolor and acrylic 8 1/2 x 11

That fresh "new client" smell

I’ve long been a fan of homesharing upstarts Airbnb. Since 2010, I’ve been renting my place out to fabulous people—packs of Mormon girls from Florida, film students from Korea, and gap year couples from Australia—whenever I go out of town for a spell. 302 more words


10 short cuts to Domestic Bliss (mostly by exploiting your children!)

My definition of domestic bliss, is having a clean tidy home and for chores to get done with as little time and effort as possible, on my part. 778 more words

Family Life

May 8, 2016

Just for the record, this does not describe any of the mothers I personally know.

Happy Mother’s Day!


May 5, 2016

This is not a cinco de mayo cartoon. Floyd is not allowed to eat mayo, either, if it’s in the fridge.


Thinking, out-thinking, thinking again then action!

Knitting progress has been slow lately. And it shouldn’t be, because I’ve started commuting daily again. Knitting on buses isn’t quite as peaceful as knitting on trains but I’ll not look a gifted horse in the mouth. 420 more words


Absence is something I’ll get to know over the coming weeks, for this weekend I’ll be away with the Parliament Choir and Southbank Sinfonia in France, and shortly thereafter I’ll be off in turn to Italy, my first visit of the year to Anghiari, and then to Yorkshire.  397 more words