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.”

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”

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”

Tuesday, July 26th

Tuesday, July 26th Today was much cooler than it has been lately and Jason encouraged me to go outside and enjoy my garden. So, I gave myself permission and I did just that! Give yourself permission In this fast paced world we live in, it’s important to give ourselves permission to just BE…to sit still…toContinue reading “Tuesday, July 26th”

Monday Meal Prep, Dinner Plans and Cooking Shows

Monday, July 25 The bee sting I got yesterday feels much better today. It still itches like crazy and occasionally, I get a shooting pain but I’m so glad that the constant pain of yesterday is gone! Monday Meal Prep Yesterday, while Jason did the grocery shopping and before I was stung, I made theContinue reading “Monday Meal Prep, Dinner Plans and Cooking Shows”

A Dastardly Bee

Sunday, July 24th Today was going so well and I was accomplishing so much and then I was stung on my foot! Well, we think I was stung. I never actually saw the culprit but Jason thought it looked like a bee sting. Even now, some 8 hours later, it hurts so bad! I usuallyContinue reading “A Dastardly Bee”

A Special Painting and Fighting Procrastination

Saturday, July 23rd I finally sat down at my desk to work on a special painting. My muse My friend Erum is often my muse. With her long black hair, olive colored skin and self confidence, she’s very much the opposite of me. I am blonde, pale and shy. I have to force myself toContinue reading “A Special Painting and Fighting Procrastination”

Murdoch Mysteries and Other Things

Friday, June 15th Murdoch Mysteries We finished watching another episode of Murdoch Mysteries and I’ll be waiting impatiently for the next episode! One of my favorite characters is George Crabtree. He’s just a sweetie! He may not be the smartest guy in the world but he works hard, he’s kind and he does the bestContinue reading “Murdoch Mysteries and Other Things”

Getting back on my Peloton

I feel like it’s been a long journey but I’ve finally gotten back on my Peloton! I stayed off it for months in fear of causing myself more leg pain but I FINALLY overcame the fear. As someone, and I know I’m not alone in this, who has had leg pain every day, literally, forContinue reading “Getting back on my Peloton”

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