July 21, 2021 – Original Artwork

Ok, all I ask is that you be kind. I know there are numerous things wrong with this pastel painting but I love it anyway. Ok, maybe I don’t necessarily love it but I still like it a lot. I completed this still life probably 20 years ago and it’s all wonky, but I loveContinue reading “July 21, 2021 – Original Artwork”

July 20, 2021 – On a scale of one to ten.

This evening, the phone rang and I let it to go voicemail. I always screen incoming calls because I don’t particularly like dealing with solicitors and I was unsure of who was calling as I didn’t recognize the number. After the ‘beep’, a female voice started up about animal control and her husband moving outContinue reading “July 20, 2021 – On a scale of one to ten.”

July 18, 2021 – The sounds of silence.

There’s a famous quote, “Be careful what you wish for,” that comes to mind after today’s events. I woke up feeling hesitant about leaving my bed and starting the day. I knew that once I got dressed and headed down the hallway, that eventually I would bump into my husband. I can usually count onContinue reading “July 18, 2021 – The sounds of silence.”

July 16, 2021 – Predicament

Just when life starts to make sense, it throws me for a loop. The latest predicament I find myself in is my own fault though. A couple of weeks ago, I thought my unemployment was ending and then I realized that it wasn’t necessarily ending, the rules were simply changing. For the last sixteen months,Continue reading “July 16, 2021 – Predicament”

July 14, 2021 – Evolution

It seems like life is ever-changing. People and what they stand for can drastically change in a matter of days or weeks or months or years. This appears to be the case now more than ever. Even I find that I’m constantly changing; whether it’s for the better or the worse, I cannot be certain.Continue reading “July 14, 2021 – Evolution”

July 12, 2021 – The events of the day.

After sitting down in front of my computer for the last 30 minutes, I still haven’t figured out what I want to talk about. Today was filled with so many activities and I have yet to whittle them down to just one. The only expectation I had for this afternoon was an open house andContinue reading “July 12, 2021 – The events of the day.”