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Look! See? The Colors and Letters of Jen Elek and Jeremy Bert

Last Saturday my husband and I went to the Tacoma Museum of Glass to see the opening of Look! See?  The Colors and Letters of Jen Elek and Jeremy Bert.  They are a… Continue reading

The art of the trade

When I was in grade school I remember trading all the time.  I would trade part of my lunch for part my friends lunch.  We would trade marbles, stickers, and candy with other… Continue reading

I can do amazing things if I don’t doubt myself

It is a grey, windy, rainy day here in Seattle.  These are the kind of days that makes me so happy to be a knitter.  A hot cup of coffee, an idea and… Continue reading

FRAGILE Handle with care

I have a picture and a story to share with you this Valentine’s day. My cousin’s wife asked if I could make her an anatomically correct, human heart.  She has a friend that… Continue reading

By the look of it, Valentine’s Day is coming

My husband and I don’t do anything special for each other on February 14th.  Restaurants are always to busy, flowers are out of season and expensive, cards never really sound like me or… Continue reading


Some advice is good.  Some advice is bad.  Sometimes you have to pay for advice.  Often advice is unsolicited, but often advice is free. Yesterday I went to lunch with a friend to… Continue reading

the artistic process

Why is it that the artistic process is so romantic and organic in conversation? My artistic process feels like a multi-tasker with a short attention span.  It usually starts with an idea inspired… Continue reading

Status: Moved

Happy New Year! We have finally moved into our new house.  It doesn’t quite feel like home yet.  Boxes are stacked everywhere, some still packed with our belongings and others partially unpacked. Moving… Continue reading

Sometimes bad news isn’t bad news

As some of you know I have been preparing to move.  Earlier last month our landlord called to schedule the installation of a carbon monoxide detector and brought a surprise, her real estate… Continue reading

What do you want to be when you grow up?

When I was in 5th grade I remember adults asking me what I wanted to be when I grew up.  I didn’t want to be doctor, a fire fighter, or a rock star.… Continue reading