SK11 eats most crackers and chips, chocolate chip cookies, chocolate chip waffles, Dairy Queen chicken, Pizza Hut thin crust cheese pizza, and an occasional hot dog. That’s it. We make at least one trip to DQ every day because he won’t eat reheated chicken. He can also tell the difference between our town’s DQ and … Read more Tacos for Everyone!
For introverts like me, the social distancing of late has actually brought more peopling than we’re used to. I’m stuck in my house with people who, though I love them with all my heart, I want to distance myself from. I’m never alone anymore and now I can’t even go to a restaurant and eat … Read more Social Distance Enhanced Art
In light of everything going on in the world right now, I’m playing with art. I chose a picture that from about four years ago that gives me warm fuzzies. Original photograph 1 2 3 4 Which do you like best?
This is Lucky. My friend, Amy, shared a Facebook post about him from the Cane Rosso Rescue and I fell in love. Here’s the information from his FB post: Lucky is a fan favorite of everyone at the rescue. He thought he had found his forever home this weekend, but he has been waiting so … Read more Lucky Dog Rescue
It’s 2:30am and there have been helicopters flying around our neighborhood for hours with no signs of stopping. Nextdoor app says it’s related to a high speed chase on the freeway earlier this evening. The state trooper twitter says to shelter in place and that the main cross streets for our neighborhood are shut down … Read more Shelter in Place
I’ve been trying to come up with a logo for My Uncommon Creatures Digital Portraits for several months. First, I found a drawing of a narwhal I liked and applied my process to it to make this: Unfortunately, I then found out that the place I had purchased the original image doesn’t allow their images … Read more Logo Time
I love the book A Boy Called BAT by Elana K. Arnold. It’s about an autistic boy, Bixby Alexander Tam, BAT for short, who loves animals. Since my boys also love animals, I thought this would be a great book for them. SK13 is not going to read anything I suggest. Because 13. SK11, however, … Read more Book Review: A Boy Called BAT
We had one week of school after winter break before a snow storm hit. Unlike where I grew up in Colorado, this area is unequipped for snow and the slightest bit means school is closed. We had about a foot total, which means our school district shut down Monday through Wednesday. The district had a … Read more Transportation Faux Pas
Since it’s been a while since I posted any art, I thought I’d start with a reminder of what I have shown you before: Two of my friends have sent me photos of their bunnies and I love the adorable results. First up is Soul Sister’s bunny Bespin. And this guy is A’s Elliot: I’ll … Read more It Must Be Bunnies!
My friend, who I call Soul Sister, sent me pictures of three of her cats. The first is Nicodemus, the awesome cat she had when we met 25 years ago. Next up is Black Olive, who apparently has a dark soul to match her coat. 🙂 Finally there is Memphis. I was having trouble with … Read more Memphis in Glass