New Look


You may have noticed that I’ve been playing around with some updates around the site over the last few days.  I’ve changed up some of the artwork in an attempt to create a look that I feel reflects me a … Continue reading

The Art of Robert Millard-Mendez

I was going through files on my computer recently, and came across photos from Robert Millard-Mendez‘s show at Oakland City University in November of 2008. I had forgotten how much I enjoy this southern Indiana sculptor.

Things That Make Me Unhappy

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I love to complain, but there aren’t many things in life that make me truly unhappy.  Unfortunately, I discovered a new one last night.  It is not OK to be woken from a dead sleep at 2:30 in the morning … Continue reading

Whining is the Opposite of Giving Thanks

… and other things I learned at the 2014 Indiana Farm Bureau Conference My husband and I recently spent the weekend at the 2014 Indiana Farm Bureau Conference at French Lick Springs and West Baden Springs Hotel in French Lick … Continue reading

5 Years and Counting

Happy Anniversary to my husband! It’s been 5 years today.  There are times when I can’t believe it’s been so long, and there are times when it feels like we’ve been married for centuries – but I wouldn’t trade a … Continue reading

The Art of Joe Smith

I work at a small liberal arts university that has recently decided to close their ceramics program. The program was never a full fledged degree, but courses were available to students in the studio art program and as electives. I’m … Continue reading

Holiday Shopping Recommendations


Today is Black Friday, so I’m sure that many of you were out and about early this morning (or even late last night) doing some of your holiday shopping. But, if you’re not done yet, I’d love to make a … Continue reading

Giving Thanks

With thanksgiving this week, I wanted to share a few things I am thankful for right now. Matt, who has been married to me for almost 5 years, but who has been part of my life for a dozen years … Continue reading

Winter Wear

With the Polar Vortex heading south, things are going to get pretty chilly here this week. And with the cold weather, I start thinking about layering clothes. Particularly what jackets and coats will work well with my clothes. Having a … Continue reading