rainy fall day

Dreary! This is one of those days I just want to curl up and nap! I wish I was a kitty. But alas, no nap for me. This was not a good day to photograph my work, with such blue-gray light. [...]


This week my kindergartener put on his favorite Old Navy Halloween shirt from 2 years ago. Yup, it was looking a little shrimpy on him. Three-quarter length sleeves don’t really work for [...]

mama earth

Today is the first ever Blog Action Day, and what a great first topic for mass blog participation: the environment. Recently I was speaking to someone who’s career is heavily involved in [...]

how it’s made

Have you ever watched that show on the Science Channel called, How it’s Made? It’s fascinating…in a weird science sort of way. I’ve always loved looking behind the scenes. [...]

Bucket House

I am glad I’m not the only one in the family that collects piles of used stuff. I come from a long line of recyclers…and artsy crafty types. Take my brother, Roger. He’s an [...]

DIY Autumn

Last weekend lied to me. (sometimes weekends are like that) It’s not Fall here in Maryland. High 80’s is not Fall. I will have to take matters into my own hands. I will do it myself. [...]