Creative Clutter

I Know What Fear Sounds Like

Last night before bed, she asked me to listen to her heart, and I didn’t think twice about it. But as I put my ear to her chest, and heard a gentle whooshing that I’ve never heard before, it hit me stronger than ever…

June 8, 2022
Courting the Muse

Inflight Meal

Getting back in the habit of daily writing has been a rather daunting challenge for me. In truth, I’ve been agonizing and overanalyzing my plan of attack around it for months. But with a blog conference in California looming on the horizon, and a…

January 18, 2017
Crafts & DIY

DIY Hand-painted Inspirational Signs

I got to spend some quality time with Steph and Katie, two of my best gal pals, this weekend for a much-needed craft day. This month's mission? A slightly distressed, hand-painted sign with a meaningful quote. …

March 23, 2014
Crafts & DIY Slice of Life

Thrift Store Monsters & Friendship Bracelets

There’s nothing my cats love better than Craft Day. Seriously. It’s like Christmas, catnip, empty boxes, felt mice and warm laundry fresh out of the dryer, all wrapped up into one glorious event. It could have something to do with the fact that my…

January 29, 2014
Crafts & DIY

Geek Chic: Across the 8th Dimension

My dad, sister and I have a joke about the fact that we think differently than most people. Whereas most people’s thoughts logically progress from Point A to Point B and then to C, D, E and beyond, we’re more like a stone that…

August 16, 2013
Social Media & Tech

Internet Orphans

I’m going to lead this post off with an assumption (dangerous, I know) that I’m not the only one who occasionally googles my name to see what comes up in the search results. I was doing that very thing this evening and was dismayed…

August 13, 2013