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Sleeping in the Car

I’m using my car as a heater, because it’s warmer to stay in my car than in the shop’s garage. During the day, I sleep in the car, then go to work at night. 72 more words


An afternoon with Tea.

These cloud filled days here on the Panhandle have been pulling at my heart strings…. We had a relentless Summer, and even unsatisfying Autumn, but with the Welcome of December we have had grey skies and rain. 294 more words

Fear & Art & My New Shop

Fear. Elizabeth Gilbert says you can’t live without it, but recommends you tell it to pipe down and keep quiet. This is a work in progress for me. 301 more words

Be Kind.

Being kind is the first rule in our home, and in my classroom. It is my preferred Golden Rule.

Just be kind!

So, I give you three options for a simple, whimsical and yet sophisticated design. 107 more words

Art Stuff

Doing the Right Thing, Because

I cleaned up part of the shop; a small yet vital task. It felt like the right thing to do. I don’t have all the answers, but I’m good at improving things. 138 more words


I’m a little mortified.


I’ve stayed home so much in the past few years – hermiting myself away – I’ve done really well in avoiding having spasms in public. 310 more words


Looking at the Big Details

It’s 39 degrees Fahrenheit; the coldest day of the year so far. I’m (still) sleeping on a cot in the shop’s garage. I haven’t talked to my dad in several days. 166 more words