Foot Surgery: Day 5 – Taking a Bath

October 13, 2014
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  By all accounts I thought I would be able to get out and about by day 5, post surgery. Oh, the surgeon said “No! Stay off it for 4 more days, keep it iced as prescribed…blah blah blah.” How I underestimated the power of having holes cut into your…

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Foot Surgery: A Day of Pictures, Stimulation, and Learning

October 10, 2014
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Creativity: The Taunting

September 3, 2014
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The supplies are supplied. The time is available. The motivation is…..is…..ugh. The glitch in the system of making some art is that the gears don’t quite get going when they need to. The bucket of wonderful potential is just sitting in my dining room. I LOVE drawing and making things.…

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Creativity: ?

September 3, 2014
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Can we define creativity? I know there is a dictionary definition, of course, but then what is it really? Sometimes I have the urge to do things like the photos below. I saw the cool shape of the sliced apple, and there were some grapes laying in a bowl just…

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Hope With Flowers

August 12, 2014
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  I’ve decided to always post some images when I post thoughts about anything. That way if you don’t like what you just chose to take the time and effort to read, you can look at the pretty picture and forget all about it:) Hope: More than one person has…

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Smoothies: Day 7 – The Noise Factor

May 31, 2014
Smoothies: Day 7 – The Noise Factor

The ingredients are ready. I am ready. The taste of fresh fruit and veg is calling me this morning. After a day of not having the smoothie vibe, now day 7 of this experiment I woke up craving the nutrients. What I don’t have is the heart to be NOISY.…

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Smoothies: Day 6 – Affects

May 30, 2014

I wanted a Subway sandwich, so I had one. Guess what, only 6 days of laying off the bread and sugar and tonight I actually understand why ┬ámy body isn’t a friend to the carb. I feel bloated, as I have for months, and uncomfortable. The sandwich was delicious, of…

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Smoothies: Day 6 – Smoothieless

May 30, 2014
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I have to admit, I do enjoy the smoothies. It’s fun and the combinations I have used so far are kind of weird and delicious. The thing is, I need to chew. It’s not a thing where I say “Oh, yep, gave up on the smoothies because it’s boring or…

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Garden Stuff 2014: May Update

May 29, 2014
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Here is a little update on what’s happening on the deck, in the pots, in the raised bed. The raised bed is a success. I harvested my first big batch of anything today, happened to be mustard greens and they are super tasty! I can’t help it, I am a…

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Smoothies: Day 5 – Affects

May 29, 2014
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It’s not like I have eliminated all traces of all kinds of sugars from my food the past few days. I’ve had sweet potatoes, carrots, bananas, peanut butter, and whatever is in apples, oranges, peppers, and other fresh vegetables and fruit. I have not had a cup of tea with…

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