Gratitude: Turquoise Leopard Print, The costume jewelry of childhood and A Sink Full of Southern

thrifted: 80's bathing suit
Turquoise leopard print
sink full of southern
A sink full of southern
The costume jewelry of my childhood
sunset through the screen window
Fall sunsets; Tall, tall trees.
Peeling the paper away from crayon nibs, the smell of warm, waxy satisfaction when you open the crayon box
Page Capture: Advice to Little Girls by Mark Twain
Books for children that work for adults

power tools
Using power tools, sweeping up sawdust

soft sweet smell of pine
The soft, sweet smell of pine; Looking for shapes in the knots like cloud-watching

reworking wolverine paintings
The courage to paint over something for-to get at something better
Making mistakes on purpose, falling in love with the orange peel.
spirit animal - detail
Making faces
fall tomato blooms
Brave, optimism of blossoms in the Fall

Spiderweb season; Watching someone busier than I am get something done

simple flavors
Simple flavors; Calm and unadorned
fall light playing on my desk
Skittering, dancing fall shadows on my desk
Balsamic Tomato Basil Jam
A honest scent no bath products company can come close to
Balsamic Tomato Basil Jam
Perfect combinations: Balsamic Vinegar and sweet tomatoes
fresh squeezed
A fresh-squeezed morning; Time to talk over yesterday’s events while the eggs set.
screen capture: Avatar - The last Airbender
A girl who knows what to say in the moment.
lemon cucumbers
The color yellow
The color of the orange in my childhood
'Smores - Breakfast of Champions
A campfire in the morning; ‘Smores for breakfast
homemade buttermilk biscuits and livermush with molasses
Finding the perfect biscuit recipe
homemade buttermilk biscuits and livermush with molasses
Homemade buttermilk biscuits and livermush with molasses for dinner; A little piece of family in a jar in the cupboard
red, blue and white
Perfect combinations: Red and Blue and White
Moon cake
A friend who brings you all moon cake; Dinner with good friends; Catching up again
Have you seen
A neighborhood with a sense of humor
Ronda the Paper Cutter!
Graduating to the “real thing”
New tools in the toolbox
sunflower husks
Still lovely, even when spent
Basil Lemon Jelly
The ting, ting, ping of the sealing mason jars on the counter
New River Breakdown Book Release
A long-term project done well; Positive, creative people
blueberry pancakes
Blueberry pancakes
Page capture:  Wild
The smell of a new book when you open it for the first time.
screen capture: New Girl
That moment when they win you over
harvesting the garden
The luxury of a backyard
dewy crock pot lid
The coyness of the dewy crock pot lid
now printing
garden produce on the kitchen counter
Confetti on the kitchen counter
screen #2 - collected organic matter
Simple, clean lines of nature
painted screens - lilies
The lines an overloaded paintbrush makes
bobbypins and mexican oregano
A solution as simple as a bobby pin; The classics
new yellow sketchbook
A new yellow sketchbook
notes i wrote to myself
Adding a new song to my setlist


mock tequilla sunrise
Celebrating; Anticipating; A sister who knows how to mix a good drink
my sweetie brought me popcorn
The unbeatable classics
small problem with the dryer
Finding the little problem with the dryer; Not needing to call the repair shop.
Birds-eye people watching
fresh lemonin my tea
fresh lemon in my hot tea
a room with a view
A room with a view; Stripes on stripes
the luxury of lounging in my bathrobe
The luxury of lounging in my bathrobe
morning notes
Early, early morning and a fresh, blank page
Giving in to the blur of life
making waves
making waves

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