A visual reminder

A visual reminder

I woke up while it was still dark yesterday with so much on my mind. My heart aches because my kids keep trying to grow up before I’m ready. I’ve been worried about a loved one battling a serious illness. And I get overwhelmed by all of the hate and...
Hidden fairy roll top desk

Hidden fairy roll top desk

One of my life rules is that I don’t pick up old furniture that people have left by the curb. But when I saw this roll top desk in a neighbor’s garbage last fall, it called out to me. I had just finished painting the mandala picnic table, and I thought it...
Mandala painted picnic table

Mandala painted picnic table

Gather + Create That should be my tagline! I have only had one regret about the picnic table that I painted a few years ago and wrote about here. My husband built it in our yard, and I enjoyed having it down there. But I’ve often wished I could move it onto our...
Outside everyday

Outside everyday

They say it’s easier to do something everyday than sometimes. I’ve definitely found that to be true in my quest to walk outside every day in 2021. Now that I’ve made it through the brutal cold and crazy snow, my rhythm of walking several miles twice a day has become...