This cat is spoiled. She has soft beds and fuzzy blankets all over the house. Yet, I come home from work to find her sleeping here-- She is adorable, and ridiculous--and I love her.
Yesterday, this 6 month old, neglected and abused dog came by to visit us. He had been hit by a car, so he limps on one side of his body, but it has healed. (We call it his swagger, we think that makes him more adorable than sad). Yesterday, he was sad and nervous. However,... Continue Reading →
My husband and I were watching a show about plastic surgery and he asked me, "If you had to get a form of plastic surgery--you know, like someone was going to kill your family so you had to choose something. What would you have done?" This question took me a little while to answer. However,... Continue Reading →
This is my neighbor's garden. I see it every day. I love to watch it evolve as the seasons change. I love watching his cats wander through the rows of plants. It is inspiring to me. I truly can't imagine the endless hours he devotes to this space.
This happened, and it made me happy. I know, if you look at my posts, it looks like my husband does almost nothing other than lay on the sofa with our dogs. I promise he does have a real job and what not.
Some days, I am struck by overwhelming awe and gratitude. In those brief, objective moments of complete joy, uncontrollably laughter, or breathtaking beauty, I lose myself in the moment and I am entirely content. These are the rare moments--I am simply filled with love and happiness. I forget to be self-conscious, I cease to analyze... Continue Reading →
I am so utterly blessed that, at times, my work coincides with my play. I spent this afternoon working on a couple commissioned artworks. I am grateful other humans also enjoy my artwork as much as I love making it.
I was able to relax in the sun today for a bit after work. I don't know what it is about natural light, but is simply seems to calm me and make everything feel right in the world. I rationally know the everything is far from right in the world--but at least there is sun.
Today, my wonderful husband was promoted to Master Sergeant. He has worked very hard, and is devoted to the USAF, I couldn't be more proud of him. By a rough estimate (assuming all goes well), he should be sewing on his next stripe in about 6 to 8 months. I am so excited and proud... Continue Reading →