I’m really trying to grow as a photographer. One of the ways I’m doing that is by taking some of the challenges laid before me by various blogs I follow. For example, Digital Photography School, a long time favorite blog, often issues a weekly challenge. For several months now, I’ve been ignoring them. Also, I … More Another Contest
This one was tricky. I’ve really been battling a lot of jealousy and discontentment lately, and I felt it coming on again this evening. I could have cried or been angry, I could have chosen wistful day-dreaming indulgence, I could have chosen to write something really snarky to post on any given social media website. … More A new poem
‘Twas approximately 1:30 when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse The children were nestled all snug in their beds While visions of the Backyardigans danced in their heads Both Mom and Dad were at work for the day, And I disappeared into the 19th century English countryside and … More Never Underestimate the Importance of Nap Time
Remember back in June when I said I was going to spend the next year taking pictures and posting them every day? I failed. Obviously. But then again, so did my photography accountability partner. What a pair, eh? Now that my life has settled into a state of normalcy, I’ve decided to pick it back … More So uhh… about that whole Project 365 thing…
Luggage tags are an expensive and stupid necessity. Especially if you want them to stand out enough that no one will pick up your bag by accident. If you’re like me, you also want them to be pretty and to match your luggage. Et voila! Une solution! It only cost me about $10 at … More DIY Luggage Tags
You might be wondering why I’ve gone AWOL. The easy answer is that for the last two months, I’ve been working pretty much non-stop (running purely on caffeine and grace) as a studio photographer. That studio is conveniently located in the only legitimate mall in the South Hills. So basically, I’ve hardly had time to breathe, let … More What have you been doing lately?
I’ve knocked another project off my to-do list! I now have a lovely hand painted nightstand. The trees didn’t turn out quite like I had originally imagined, but I still like it. Not bad for a beat up thrift store find. Click here for original blog post about finding this gem.