Apparently, I can’t just stay in the CrossFit box all day, or even workout every day. Since today’s a rest day, I thought I’d post some new artwork I made. Read the rest of this entry
I have said, on multiple occasions, that’ I’m not much of a cook. However, that doesn’t mean that I’m completely inept in the kitchen. For example, I’m pretty good at making scrambled eggs. And I make a great meatloaf.
Here’s my favorite smoothie recipe: Read the rest of this entry
Wow! It has been a LONG time since I last posted here. Way too long, really.
I started this blog because I wanted to show my creative side to the blogaverse. Last year, I spent more time creating work to share, and I really enjoyed doing that. Then, something changed. Read the rest of this entry
I managed to finish that baby quilt last night, and I must say, I think it’s really cute! Although, even I must admit that these are probably the ugliest feathers every stitched. Read the rest of this entry
So, I just found out yesterday (or was it the day before) that one of our dearest friends has a new granddaughter. What better way to celebrate than by stitching up a new baby quilt, right? Riiiiiiight… Read the rest of this entry
Well, hello there! I’ve been taking a little break for the past few weeks (at least here on the blog), trying to figure out my next project. I have several book ideas (and more than one draft in progress), and the art/craft stuff has been on hold. Also, like many Americans, I’ve decided to improve my fitness. While “making the decision” to make a change is easy, the follow-through is not always so. Read the rest of this entry
There’s something bittersweet about the end of a year, and in this case, a project. On the one hand, it’s interesting to look back and see the progress made. On the other hand, it’s a little like saying goodbye to a close friend. Read the rest of this entry
Yes, OK, that WAS the last “tutorial” for the year. But I forgot to post this image I made yesterday. This was one of the easiest photo manips I’ve ever done. Read the rest of this entry
As I promised yesterday, here’s a quick little tutorial on how to make a cool digital background for posters, notecards, paintings, or whatever you’d like. I’m going to assume you have a working knowledge (and access to) your favorite image manipulation software. If you need something free, you can download GIMP. However this is not a “how to use your software” tutorial, so you’ll need some practice with it before you start using this tut. Read the rest of this entry
Well, it may not be the Zombie Apocalypse, but the year is coming to an end tomorrow, and along with it, so is this project. However, as a consolation prize for both my fans, I’ll show you a few things which I couldn’t show off before. Read the rest of this entry