Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Things I've heard.

I do really enjoy listening to audio books while I work on art, between clients my sorry excuse for quilting. I haven't blog a lot lately so I have a lot of books to talk about.

My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands by Chelsea Handler

Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea by Chelsea Handler

Best Friends Forever: A Novel by Jennifer Weiner

A Change In Altitude: A Novel by Anita Shreve

Can You Keep a Secret? by Sophie Kinsella

Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

The Fixer Upper by Mary Kay Andrews

God Save the Sweet Potato Queens by Jill Conner Browne

The Sweet Potato Queens' Book of Love by Jill Conner Browne

The Grand Finale by Janet Evanovich

Back to the Bedroom by Janet Evanovich

Plum Lucky by Janet Evanovich

One For the Money by Janet Evanovich

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows

The Help by Kathryn Stockett

Naked by David Wroblewski

These High Green Hills By Jan Karon

Saturday, June 18, 2011


We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
Dustin has been trying to tell me something to this power for going on a year now.
Ever since I graduated and got the post graduation blues.

It's funny how it takes seeing a show spouts out this Joseph Campbell quote and I realize what everyone in my life has been telling me for a year now could be true?

I need to be happy and just live.

I mean look at the life I planned:

Single and living in Baltimore MD working for some kind of designing firm.

The Life I Live:

Living with Dustin and Natasha (happily).
Working for C.C.M.H.
I may have fallen into this job
a lot of people can't say they found something they are good at?

The import thing is that I'm am the foremost an artist.
The most import thing to do is to keep creating wether it is

I just need to get myself out there.

All of these thoughts are true but I why don't I feel any better?

I still feel like a failure for not leaving Pittsburg...

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Small Still Lives

To most I am the nick nack queen! What others don't understand is that most of the items I own are more sentimental. They either are from someone I care for or remind me people or place I care about. I like to create little still lives around my home.

On my DVD player.

1. A Frog I made

2. A Flower Frog

4. Toy Gator
(I enjoy how when you place it beside Moses his dignified look seems more terrified.
I mean if you were thrown in the Nile you would have a croc complex.)
1. A plastic statue of the Virgin Mary (a woman I adore).

2. A porm crosage (my dear friend Josh Rommelfanger gave me)

3. A hula girl (from a kitch project)

4. My fathers senior picture

5.A chess piece (I think a bishop)
from a Youth Group lesson at Baldwin 1st United Methodist

6. A feather I found shortly after my dear Cal died
(His wife told me if I found any feathers it was just Cal watching over me and knowing him he has fine wings of grey feathers).

7. Two tiny owls that I got... Sometime.
I know it was a trip but it currently escapes me where I was.

8. I don't know where I found this little deer but
I just adore it and the tiny sunflower I got a craft store
(it just fit perfectly with the deer)

9. I got this tiny church in Peru.

10. A little girl I played with in Peru
(during a mission trip)
gave me this as a good bye gift.

1. A windmill I got for an art project to depict wind power.

2. A bottle of Inca Cola from Peru.
3. A Kaleidoscope my art buddy Ashley "Palomino" Powell gave me for my birthday.

4. A candle holder my Mother gave me.

5. A ceramic I painted at Sunfire Ceramics for scouts I think?

I got this in Jenks, Ok on Dustin's (my boyfriend)
I's first vacation together.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Escape Plans

I finally made it to Baltimore Md to confirm it is where I belong...
It didn't really feel right.

So it is time for a new dream and that is easier said then done. I have no idea what to do now because I have no idea what I want to do with my life!
I've thought about France... The problem is I once thought the world to be exciting and...
Well magical.
Since graduating I have learned that the world is full of bills and disappointing.
I want to feel same way I once did.
For example that the Mona Lisa holds a secret that can only be unlocked by gazing at it.
Now I laugh at the thought, what did I expect her bend down and whisper her secret.
I need to adapt to adulthood starting with ...
Does anyone know?