It’s a Disaster

No fun pictures this time, just a boring update, I miss posting here. First, the disaster. Halloween has always been my favorite holiday.  Not just because of the candy and the dress-up, oh no, I was a macabre child.  “Nightmare Before Christmas” was my favorite movie, even though it scared me so badly.  For my…

Welcome!

I love mid-century design, and I think I’m far from alone in that.  I also love those particularly American road-side attractions that are few and far between these days.  I have been to The Thing!  and to Roswell, thoroughly enjoying both.  (If you, like me, love this kind of thing I have a YouTube channel you…

Chuco Town

A few months ago, I slapped some film in my old camera and headed downtown with my husband to take some pictures.  In a year, I won’t be living in El Paso anymore.  As that reality sinks in, I realize just how complicated my feelings are towards this city.  When I first got here, I…

While I Was Away.

I complete one commissioned art piece about once every three years.  While I was away from this blog, I was working on one of these pieces. I love doing these paper-cut pieces.  But while working on this commission, that love was tinged with a certain fear.  I have sold one of these pieces before, but…

Breadcrumbs: Grind

Hustle, grind, embrace the suck, making your bones.  Learning how to put in the work has been one of the most beneficial practices I’ve learned yet, (though by no means perfected).  Hard work on its own is no guarantee.  Look at the lives of just about any artist, musician, or writer.  Chances are, there were…