Tales from the Redmond Saturday Market

This week was a strange one. I’ve spent my afternoons listening to the podcast My Dad Wrote a P*rno, and then around 7 or so I’d switch to either The Keepers of the Netflix adaptation of 13 Reasons Why. It resulted in some serious emotional whiplash. But, it also fueled a week of working on […]

Making time for inspiration

The nephew left on Wednesday; we had a great time. Well, I had a great time. I’m only assuming that he had a good time, too. He is truly like no other person I know. I am particularly fond of this photo. He’s an art student at Ball State University. When we walked by the […]

Long time coming

Wow! How is it that I haven’t posted anything in so long? Could it be the back-to-back work trips that took me to Ottawa, Quebec City, Montreal, New Hampshire and Vermont? Indeed, I think that’s the reason. On the trips I came close to finishing a shawl, worked on Morgan’s socks and read two books. […]

Where did my mojo go?

It’s my common lament lately: My creative mojo has walked off. In fact, Morgan and I were talking, and I said I’d like to have a day off. He asked what I’d do with a free day, and I said that the way I’ve been feeling, I’d ┬áprobably clean/tidy instead of making something. It’s a […]

Insomnia, my old friend

Sleep is an elusive thing this week. That is, real and lengthy sleep. So, after waking up at 4 a.m. (on a Saturday!!), I poked around online looking at information about liquid enamels. That got me to wondering about enameling pieces of copper that had been etched. How would a transparent color look over that? […]