Let Me Count the What?

Count the stitches! Are you confused yet? I’m writing about a total, absolute surprise that my husband and I received from a lovely friend. Peg Hoobler spent a year and thousands of stitches and in a way, saying, “I love you, you are special, I’ve dedicated my time and thoughts Read more…

Pure Moments and Visual Speaking

This week, we’re pleased to have a guest blogger with us. Robin McLaurin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Early Childhood Education from Daemen College, a Master’s degree in Art Education from Texas Women’s University, and an M.F.A. from Vermont College of Fine Art. She Read more…

No Fun Allowed!!!

Yes, guilty as charged, I do take myself too seriously! How about you? My recent experience at Lisa Whitener’s pallet knife workshop got me really thinking about having fun. Then I read,  what Dr. Seuss said, (Theodor Seuss Geisel), “Nonsense wakes up the brain cells. And it helps develop a sense Read more…

The Art of the Mundane

“Mundane” – ordinary, pertaining to the things of earth. The mundane is where most of us live – the ordinary, everyday stuff of life. As I sit writing this, I also have my preschool teacher hat on and I’m watching ten precious three-year-olds vainly fight sleep during their daily rest Read more…