“Give Freely” of your time, talent, love, friendship and resources. We all have so many gifts to share.
I’m singing the praises of Creativebug. I’ve gotten my money’s worth on this one. It’s a subscription service for all sorts of creative classes–drawing, painting, knitting, sewing, crafting and all sorts of creative inspiration. With the New Year, they introduced a new class series called “Bag of the Month.” I previewed the series and loved Read more
The Guardian Building Main Lobby Ceiling Last Sunday I was able to make it downtown with a friend for a tour of the Guardian Building in Detroit. We got snarled up in auto show traffic so we missed the start of the tour but we were able to catch up at the end. What an Read more
It’s beginning to feel a lot like Winter but yesterday was sunny and mild and beautiful. A friend and I had plans to meet up for a hike at Kensington Metropark so we bundled up and met up at the Nature Center. It felt good to spend time in nature and feel a little sunshine Read more
I made a few of these pillows a couple of years ago and gave them as gifts and as much as I loved them, I never made any for myself—I ran out of material, steam and time. I was reminded of them at Thanksgiving when we traveled to my parents house and they had theirs out on the couch. Read more
I’ve never been big on keeping a sketchbook or a journal. I have a hard time being consistent about it. Although I almost always do some sort of thumbnail sketches before starting any sort of project, I don’t think them interesting enough to want to keep in a book for all eternity so I usually Read more
Fall is my favorite season. Although it can come a little abruptly as it seemed to this year in Michigan, I love the colors, putting on the first sweater of the season and going for a crunchy, leafy walks. I most especially love all of Fall’s delicious flavors: hearty stews, chilis, savory roasts, and soups. Apple. Pumpkin. Yummy, yummy pumpkin.