Category Archives: journal

HO HO HO!

I will eventually write about my mom, but for now, am remembering her through the card I made for her years ago, of her almost full-sized Santa. We called him Laguna Santa as he came from Laguna Beach. He took … Continue reading

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OFF for a Couple Weeks! YaY!

I don’t remember being this happy to have time OFF.  We need it! We have now had a day to sleep deeply and as late as necessary; sleep is an amazing tonic!  Lifts the spirit, and also having lights everywhere. … Continue reading

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Hem 23

After acupuncture, we walked to Hem 23 for a great Vietnamese meal. We ordered way to much food for the table — I had no idea! To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out my new, improved … Continue reading

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VSW: Taos

I always thought I’d be finishing this with watercolors, but this year has been a doozy and so I am finally choosing to publish the inked drawings of a lovely walk with Virtual Sketchwalk. We walked all over Taos and … Continue reading

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VSW: Vista House

As I move back into posting, I will start with the pages I was drawing of the Vista House, below, when my mom died. (Not ready to write about that yet.) I don’t think we ever went there, though maybe … Continue reading

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A Frightening Week

Dear Friends: This blog post has peeps writing with concern. Know that the cats are okay, and we took five full days and unplugged and slept. Now back to the proper blog post! Without knowing what was coming this week, … Continue reading

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USK: My Birthday Pen Changed…

I returned my red Karas Kustom pen — I didn’t like the stub nib on their pen, and I love stubs so back it went. This is the new pen that Mitchell bought me to replace it. Edison Nouveau Tequila … Continue reading

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