My oldest has a knack for getting gifts for people, especially things they wouldn’t get for themselves. When I unwrapped his Christmas gift to me, finding new tubes of acrylic paint, I was touched to say the least. I rarely purchase art supplies for myself, despite loving to make art. Art supplies for my kids, … Continue reading Can I sell mine?
“Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.”- Mark Twain In an effort to find one specific Twain quote, which I have yet to find, I came across this one above. This sentence has so much in it, so much to unpack and discuss. People could spend sessions and … Continue reading Have I told you I like Mark Twain?
When I was 13, I probably wouldn't have hesitated to accept money, sponsorship, and advertising. In my effort to remember who I was then and nurture this art I've come back to, I've done what I never thought I would do and partnered with Amazon. I already write about books and other objects I love, … Continue reading I said yes… to Amazon.
Writing because I want to is new to me. Aside from some rather angsty poetry from junior high, any writing I’ve done has normally been required. I loved literature in high school, at least I thought I did. When I got to college, I realized I didn’t love it enough to write papers all semester … Continue reading Academic vs. Personal