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It started a few weeks ago one day when I pulled up the driveway and was greeted and treated to an explosion of song and tweets and burbling, and with that one of my swallow family announced he was back from his winter away and he had stuff...

Well hi.  This is the closest I've gotten to painting recently and it's been sitting on my easel like this for about three weeks.  Humph. And you know what's weird?  It's all blue.  I'm sure I didn't paint it that way.  It was my nice creamy...

Now where's she gotten to? What could be taking so long? Game's starting soon. Oh! I hope she remembers the capers. And some sausages might be nice. (With apologies for my sexist ways!)...

I stayed up late making this last night.  Isn't it fun?  I learned so much doing it that when I finished it at midnight I wanted to start another but I made myself not.  I'm hoping my youngest will join me in some creating.  I'm...

Well.  She's exhausted from watching birds out the window.  They terrify her.  All swoopy and loud....

This one was scary!  A commission. I might have had a bit of a panic attack in the middle. But challenges are good right? And mom and dad were happy with the result.  And so were the boys, who are now big guys. Whew.  Breathe out. It was so...

Mother's Day. Some horizontal contemplation allowed....

"Come on, come on, come on.  Throw the stick,  throw the stick...

So yesterday I gave my hair a deep treatment.  (Don't stop reading!! It's not really about my hair!!!) First I washed it and got it all smelling fresh and grapefruity. Then I gifted myself a long tough workout and got my hair so sweated up there was...

Although I'm no stranger to deep thoughts (everyone who knows me, you can stop rolling your eyes now), sometimes I feel like I should be moved to deep thoughts by all of the sights around me.  Metaphors and similes should be a constant stream in my head. These posts above...