inspire

Winter colors. Gray, white. A big silvery moon. The stark frigidness of the first day. Reminding me if I can step out today, I can any of the 364 to follow. Yet today, today I want to stay inside. Not hiding, per say. But certainly not venturing far. Inspiration is motivation. Which sounds like a … More inspire

dream

I’m not exactly sure why, but on Sunday afternoon I straightened a few things up. As in my home. I moved some clutter out of my son’s room. And made a plan for the remaining bit. I took a few minutes to better organize my closet and while it doesn’t look great and  a “neat … More dream

my view

I took this photo today from my bedroom window: Beyond my backyard is the African Cemetery #2. I was struck this afternoon by how it looked. Snow covered.   I stumbled upon this today…. To attribute to the Muse a special fondness for pain is to come too close to desiring and cultivating pain. It’s a … More my view

a blank canvas

Tonight I find myself alone.  Not necessarily by choice, but by circumstance.  But I’m choosing not to complain.  I’m instead deciding to utilize the time in doing things I enjoy. Yesterday I bought a canvas with the intent of creating a wall hanging for my bathroom.  There’s a piece of wall up there that I’ve … More a blank canvas

if I could

Over a year ago, my daughter and I watched a television program called Motor City Rising.   As you might have assessed from the show title, it was about revitalization in Detroit.  We were especially interested in a non-profit featured on the program, Humble Design.  As I watched the segments of the program that specifically … More if I could

Dear Etsy

Dear Etsy, I joined your team a while back.  I set up a store.  I prepared as if I’d soon be on your starting line up.  I’m sorry it’s taken me so long, but I’ve set a goal.  I’ve given myself a start date, which is August 7, my 45th birthday. It will be a … More Dear Etsy