Monthly Archives: October 2014

A Day in the Life: Thoughts on a Spotless House

Sink full of dishes. Note the cat’s attempt to photobomb my picture. I used to be a truly serious housekeeper. Not a speck of dirt or dust anywhere, at least, not where anyone would ever see it. I used to … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Self-portrait According to Max

A hundred years ago, when I was in high school, my senior art teacher, Max Briggs, taught me two very important lessons. At the time, they probably made no sense, much like what a lot of teachers told me, but … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: The Flame Extinguished

Is there ever really any right thing to say upon hearing the news of a loved one’s death? I cannot begin to imagine what those words might be. When my beloved sister-in-law called me late yesterday morning, I was completely … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Oh, my foot!

It’s been one week today since I underwent surgery to remove a synovial cyst and a bone spur in my left foot. I haven’t been able to wear a shoe other than flip-flops since April, and I really needed to … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: End of summer and other delights

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Today, I finally got outside for a few minutes, after being cooped up in the studio for more than a week. This is an all-too-brief outing, since on Monday, I’ll be cooped up in the house again as a result … Continue reading

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