Last Saturday I volunteered for CAN at SWAN Day at the Portland Expo Center. SWAN Day--"Support Women Artists Now"--takes place ...
The Girl is Crafty
(Yes, this IS a reference to a Beastie Boy's song). So yeah, I am pretty crafty, and I am going through a paper-crafting phase at the...
And Here's the Kicker
by Mike Sacks, Conversations with 21 top humor writers on their craft, 2009 here's the nice little picture of the book that I took fr...
Here's a new purses style that I am working on. Here is a close-up of the pleats. It is a pattern that uses strips with pleats alt...
The world seemed different after her hysterectomy. Before, when she saw dandelions blooming between cracks in the sidewalk or at bus stops, ...
Coconut Refrigerator Roll
My roommate is having a party tonight which has given us the awesome opportunity to get this place cleaned up a little bit. We've bee...
Today I want to write about the Robin. The Robin in a purse that I designed last fall. The final version of the Robin came through sever...
The Queen of spades will~ Either ruin you or she will~ Help you shoot the moon.
"The Confessions" by St. Augustine
So I can't seem to find anything lately that I can manage to get beyond the first 15 pages in, and so have decided to write about a boo...
Today I am going to write about the Jen Purse. I designed this purse last summer. It is one of the first purses that I make that has ple...
SE Artwalk Re-Cap
So the SE Artwalk has come to an end....here's a photograph of the little booth that I set up: We had great weather and a pretty good...
Nikki Dodd Purse
Recently I have made some changes to my tried-and-true Nikki Dodd. The feedback I have received at craft-fairs has led me to believe that...
This weekend, I will be a participant in the 7th Annual SE Portland Artwalk! I feel so fortunate to be a part of this event that has drawn ...
Beside a Chrysanthemum
To bring one chrysanthemum to flower, the cuckoo has cried since spring. To bring one chrysanthemum to bloom, thunder has rolled through...