The first eight of this year I was enthusiastic with art, writing, blogging, and all things creative. But September came and momentum screeched to a halt. I felt some guilt and anxiety for not keeping up the “schedule” I’d set for … [Continue reading] about It’s been a weird few months.
Part of our property has an abundance of black walnut trees and my husband suggested we check if anyone in our area buys the nuts. Turns out a company called Hammons has a buying station nearby. I called and they pay $18 for 100 pounds. I … [Continue reading] about Black walnut harvest is fun adventure
New art supplies! The Portable Painter arrived yesterday and I haven’t traveled with it yet, but used it to create a mixing chart and I love it. It holds six half pans but will accommodate full ones. It fits in the palm of the hand but opens, slides … [Continue reading] about I love new art supplies
What you see here, I think, is some sort of Pac-man-like game the trees are playing using the mycorrhizal network. Not as fast paced as what we play electronically, but then nature has its own timetable and pace. 😊 FYI: mycorrhizal (from … [Continue reading] about What I learned today about fungi
Ellie, at almost-eight, informs me of her need for a notebook, for school. We rifle through Pawpaw’s stash with intense consideration. This one, the paper is too slick. That one, the paper doesn’t feel right. She tests the lead from my Zebra M301 … [Continue reading] about A young writer observes and reports and brings me to tears