Sunday, 26 March 2017

March 26, 2017 by -

  There are no rules. That is how art is born, how breakthroughs happen. Go against the rules or ignore the rules. That is what invention is about. –Helen Frankenthaler In describing this piece, Gen said that the figures are a man and a woman, but do not represent any particular country or race. Our …Read More

Saturday Serendipity, 25 March 2017

March 25, 2017 by -

    Lots of critter stories this week, and the dress search continues… Cancer-sniffing dogs are so amazing: a study with a 100% accuracy rate. Literature by the Numbers: No surprise that James Patterson is an overachiever when it comes to clichés, and James Joyce loved exclamation points. Fun with lit statistics. If you attach …Read More

An Almost Lost Work Day

March 24, 2017 by - 2 Comments

Time for a bit of a ramble: Sometimes I think I got a double dose of the Mom Gene. Or maybe it’s that touch of co-dependency that I’ve been working so hard to divest–but I feel compelled to get up and see my 17 year-old off to school each morning. As an ADHD mom with …Read More

All The Lovely Orchids

March 20, 2017 by - 6 Comments

  I can’t grow an orchid to save my life. A good friend sent me one a couple of years ago, and I kept it alive for six months. At least it gave every sign of being alive. In the seventh month, it started looking a bit petrified. Plus the cat thought it was a …Read More