Tag Archives: art

Letting Go

Sometimes drawing takes over and writing takes a backseat. I have finished the Greta and the Angels book and and felt pretty good about the drawings, but when the book came, I hated the typeface (Quinn didn’t care). I am … Continue reading

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Quinn’s Song

Lately, when I tuck Quinn in bed, I sing to him. Sean’s been working all night and the older kids tend to be plugged in or never around (or, sigh, living in Seattle), so there are no critics to be … Continue reading

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In Protest of the Pizza Fundraiser

Putting the fun in fundraiser. Continue reading

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Dream a Little Dream of Me

Luke left home and I didn’t tell you. I left you hanging. I forgot, somehow, to mention that I cried all the way to the airport (tears triggered by this hug goodbye to Quinn): I cried so much when we … Continue reading

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Young Arts and My Covered Buttons

I was in fourth grade when my teacher, Sr. Joan, told me that the art of growing up meant learning to “cover your buttons.” She also told me that getting my period would mean that for the rest of my … Continue reading

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Life Lessons in Denim

Today a girl at school entered my office at 8:00. I don’t know her well, only from a study hall. Once I teased her about how many letter A’s there are in her name. She was wearing gym pants and … Continue reading

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Gratitude

“Dumbed down and numbed by time and age. Your dreams that catch the world the cage. The highway sets the traveler’s stage. All exits look the same.” -The Avett Brothers, I and Love and You I had the worst insomnia … Continue reading

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I finally have the show work (or much of it) loaded on Behance. Hooray. Thanks for your help, Ryan (who shot everything except for the blurry ones … those are mine, sigh). The work is still up for a few weeks, … Continue reading

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Free Print

I love mail and love free stuff, so today, I am giving away this print. To win, leave a comment that, in a single sentence, tells me about a “bad mom” moment, and a winner will be chosen at random … Continue reading

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Souls Like Wheels, Say the Avett Brothers

Ever have those moments that you greatly anticipate and then they pass and you are left wondering, “Now what?” So it goes with the show opening. I feel the way I did after delivering Elizabeth. After months of bed rest, … Continue reading

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