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No Easy Life

One day, traversing Lake Onega on our way from St. Petersburg to Moscow, we stopped at the island of Kizhi, a remote windswept spot first settled in the 1400s, where there now exists the Unesco World Heritage site known as… 446 more words

Foreign Travel

Making Art Where You Can

It’s beautiful outside. It is gray and overcast and perfect for coffee and art but today I will spend outside. Wayne (Sparky) is wiring lights for the never ending stinking deck job and will have to be under the deck in dark cramped spaces which he so doesn’t do well in so I’ll be there to feed the lights through and whatever else but mainly for moral support and to possibly call 911, joking, kind of. 137 more words

My Bohemian Life

Cooking with gas

Life is like a box of chocolates. Mostly ok but full of guilt and there are loads of orange-flavoured things that nobody likes (apart from your mum, but we all know she only pretends to like them as she craves the attention STOP IT MUM WE CAN ALL SEE WHAT YOU’RE DOING). 330 more words


Feeding myself

So one of the hardest things coming into this summer is the idea of having to make 100% of my own meals, plus food shopping though I like that part.   332 more words


Allen Dale Olson

In the fall of 1944 gas rationing had become so restrictive that our rural township high school proposed cancelling its basketball season, which, for Indiana kids, would be the supreme sacrifice, especially in Portage Township where Porter County conference championships had become the norm. 350 more words


Less is more....creative.

They say that when you have less, you are forced to be more creative.

If you have unlimited art supplies, you think, “Where do I start?” 155 more words

Woe is me

My Fitbit has died. I put it on to charge on Saturday and when I took it out of the charger the whole section that the charger plugs into came away… 692 more words

Making Do