I started The Dream Diary Project in January as a way to commit to intentional artistic creation, have a theme, a focal point, and a goal. I always dream, and I always dream BIG. In fact, I've been keeping track of dreams since elementary school, writing them in journals. By interpreting dreams visually, I'm able … Continue reading Dream Diary Project: Black Animals
A kindergartener? I mean, really? This kid? He used to not exist. Then he was just a rumble in my belly. Then he was just this tiny thing that napped and nursed and napped and cried. I wore him in my baby wrap while slinging popcorn at The Moxie. I took him with me to … Continue reading I didn’t sign up for this…
There are some things from childhood that should remain as pure nostalgia, never to be watched or read again as an adult, ESPECIALLY with someone who has never before experienced it. I'm looking at you, THE LOST BOYS. There are some things that are meant to be dug out from the storage box and shared … Continue reading Monday Musings: Middle Readers
With a three-year-old running around the house, this is the first year I've felt the pressure of DOING Christmas since becoming a mother. The past couple years have been a bit lacking on traditions, explanations, gifts, etc. We saw Santa one year, getting the obligatory baby crying picture, but that was about it. This year … Continue reading Memories in the Making
Growing up, one of my absolute favorite pictures books was Hilary Knight's Cinderella. Cinderella by Hilary Knight Just looking at this image makes my heart gasp and I'm whisked away to 1986, where I daydreamed of fairy godmothers, and ballgowns made of cobwebs and gossamer. The illustrations are just beautiful. If you're fortunate enough to … Continue reading Friday Reads: Mind. Blown.