some people.

so much truth in this. the good, the bad and the ugly. sometimes there is nothing to figure out or rework. most of the time it is exactly what it is. and btw, i love this piece. i covered up old. for the second time. and it felt good. more on that later.  

defining a true personal strength.

  i thought i would verbalize my complete disdain for all things IT related. oh. and learning new computer programs. this is the thing (a mantra of sorts). in order to determine if you have a true personal strength for something that seems to bring out the worst in you or saps you of your good energy – a task, …

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a little paperbag studio love and blog hop)

so excited to share all this goodness. (and be sure to read to the end. because. well. it’s a blog hop.) i have long been an admirer of roben-marie roberts-smith and her amazing work. i am pretty sure there is isn’t a surface, medium or tool that she doesn’t shine at using or transforming. her videos are the bomb. her projects …

I swim to save my soul.

When I go for a drive I like to pull off to the side Of the road, turn out the lights, get out and look up at the sky And I do this to remind me that I’m really, really tiny In the grand scheme of things and sometimes this terrifies me But it’s only really scary cause it makes …

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badass unicorns and a BIG dose of refocus.

Tomorrow I begin my 30-day social media rehab course with Tiffany Han, Life/Creative/BIGdream coach. Quite honestly, I don’t know what is in store for me. But. It has to be better than my haphazard attempts to piece all this stuff together. There has to be a better way to feel connected, to focus on my art and myself. Pretty sure …

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brilliant.little.flashes.

flashes of little-ness. a girl and. pink crinkly bricks. full. of sugar. smiles. and something. not quite sure. what. she can’t put her finger on it. but. nevertheless. it is sweet.

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and I thank my lucky stars

Just as stunning on the inside as the outside. cuteGIRL. she makes her mom smile. even when her mom doesn’t want to. a complete whirlwind of ____________. you pick, any word will work. when she was a newbie on this earth, she had colic. like push-her-stroller-off-a-seaside-cliff colic. (its true. she has heard the story many times and laughs every time) …

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they keep staring at me.

Kelly will be so excited to pick up this little package from the post. I bought the wooden bits on a whim while wandering around my local craft store. it just seemed to me that they needed to be made. no purpose. no idea. no idea of the final outcome. i seriously am NOT good at just making something to make …

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a response to my. um. sensitive nature.

I just generally try to remember that no matter what i say or think people are going to believe what they want to believe, say what they want to say, and ignore any sense of logic. So its best to just ignore them and remember in the long run it doesn’t really matter. Just fade into to the background and …