Monthly Archives: August 2015

3-Way Ornament

It is always so awesome when all 3 of us can collaborate on a project. For this one, Sam designed and drew the stencil, Miller cut it out of wood, and I painted it. The result, a very special Christmas ornament full of joy and good luck.

Unconventional Wisdom

Wikipedia gives the definition of conventional wisdom to be the body of ideas or explanations generally accepted as true by the public or by experts in a field. The Merriam-Webster dictionary says that conventional wisdom is the opinions or beliefs that are held or accepted by most people. Notice that the word truth is missing […]

Woooohoooo – the Sun is Back

You know how we take electricity for granted – until we go through a power outage and don’t have it for a couple of days? I always vow never to take electricity for granted again and fully appreciate it when the power outage is over. I had that same sensation this morning with the sun […]

Working on Wood

Here’s something a bit different, and I love the simple, bold end result. I first woodburned some doodles on a piece of pine wood that Miller prepared for me. Part of the joy of woodburning comes from the wonderful aroma while burning the wood. I then colored areas with water color, using bright and bold […]