My Man Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse – Something to Read When I Can Not Sleep.

My sleep disorder has gotten rather unbearable again. For 2 or 3 months, I was doing so good and was so happy. I had energy. I was accomplishing a lot every day. I was asleep by 1:30/2:00 am and waking up at 9:30 am. I felt human again! And then, just when I was startingContinue reading “My Man Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse – Something to Read When I Can Not Sleep.”

Being Independent, Colonial Williamsburg and Blueberry Compote

We’ve been talking a lot about visiting Colonial Williamsburg once the weather is better. I really love visiting Colonial Williamsburg and it’s a great springtime destination! A friend of mine used to work there. I miss him, I miss the beautiful old houses and I miss the delicious food that’s served at the taverns. ThisContinue reading “Being Independent, Colonial Williamsburg and Blueberry Compote”

Painting: Girl Wearing Orange Earrings, on Cradled Wood Panel, February 2nd, 2023

Due to my sleep disorder, this painting was done late at night and into the morning. Here are my paint brushes: In the end, I used all of these colors, plus a few more. I started by coating a cradled wood panel with clear gesso and then decided to decoupage the background/underlying skin tone withContinue reading “Painting: Girl Wearing Orange Earrings, on Cradled Wood Panel, February 2nd, 2023”

Painting: Young Woman in a Hat, on Cradled Wood Panel, February 1, 2023

This painting was done in parts due to my sleep disorder, instead of all in one go, which I prefer. I started by coating a cradled wood panel with clear gesso and then decided to decoupage the background/underlying skin tone. To do this, I decoupaged my cradled wood panel with a bright pink tissue paper.Continue reading “Painting: Young Woman in a Hat, on Cradled Wood Panel, February 1, 2023”

The Outlaw Music Festival and Other Revelations

I was very tempted to name this post something REALLY fun and catchy, like for instance, “My Life-Long Love Affair with Willie Nelson”, or “We’re All Outlaws at Heart”. But… Welllll, Mr. Nelson may have personally, although I’m sure, through his law team, taken exception to the first, as it could only be true inContinue reading “The Outlaw Music Festival and Other Revelations”

Costumes for Mickey’s Not So Scarey Halloween Party

My husband and I are going as Sorcerer Mickey and one of the enchanted brooms. I will be Mickey and my husband will be the broom AND it was my husband’s idea!! We are having so much fun planning and putting together our costumes! I’ll give you links to as much as I can! SocererContinue reading “Costumes for Mickey’s Not So Scarey Halloween Party”

Altered Little Golden Book as Autograph Book and Art Journal

I usually make a new a autograph book for each trip to Disney (and if I don’t, I regret it). For this trip, instead of a dedicated autograph book, I decided to take my Bongo the Bear altered Little Golden Book to use as an autograph book and art journal. I’ll take my favorite retractableContinue reading “Altered Little Golden Book as Autograph Book and Art Journal”

Disney Bounding and an Orange Bird Manicure

Right now, I’m all about this coming weekend! Saturday, we are having a joint celebration of my and Josh’s milestone birthdays and Sunday, Josh flies to Australia to see his girlfriend and meet her family, while, Jason and I fly to Disney to continue celebrating my birthday! Sunday evening, we are attending the Air SupplyContinue reading “Disney Bounding and an Orange Bird Manicure”

Disney Bounding with an Orange Bird Inspired Handbag

We’ll be headed to Disney World soon to celebrate my mile-stone birthday and that means that I’m in the process of planning all my outfits! Our first evening at Disney is my actual birthday and we will be at Epcot for the Air Supply concert! The Parks If you’re like me, you dress according toContinue reading “Disney Bounding with an Orange Bird Inspired Handbag”

A Double Birthday Party Weekend and a Special Painting Revealed

Tuesday, August 2nd On Saturday, July 23rd, I told you all about the special painting that I had been procrastinating on painting for my friend, Erum. I was just scared that I would disappoint both of us but once I finally painted it, literally years after she asked for it, it turned out so goodContinue reading “A Double Birthday Party Weekend and a Special Painting Revealed”

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