Is it Hard Out Here? And How so?

Lily Allen’s new music video Hard Out Here. I don’t really have an opinion on body image issues, of which men have some of the same pressures as women to be thin, but I do think women have it tougher when a SINGLE woman in a male-dominated field is expected to represent ALL women in that … Continue reading

Preview Of A Picture

Preview Of A Picture

This pic is supposed to be titled, A Day Late and a Dollar Short. It’s a work in progress and will be re-sketched larger and more detailed. I was planning on having a battlefield wasteland in the background. The thoughts behind the drawing: I was imagining if you were one of those people who prepared … Continue reading

Where Are We on Those Goals?

This hump-day, I figure I should pause to contemplate some of my goals. Physically:  Last week I only ran 9 miles, but I walked like 6 on the weekend (yay Berlin!). I think I want to get a fit-bit, keep aiming for that 11.5 miles a week, and try to increase my daily movement. Today … Continue reading

Monday: Lessons Learned in Random

Today I learned I should have at least two routes to work planned out. The highway near my apartment was shut down and the reason was grisly. Head-on collision between two trucks resulting in fatality. Unfortunately, this meant huge traffic jams in the surrounds small towns. I also learned what an ouvert is in lingerie. … Continue reading

Just Feeling Plain Beat

Just Feeling Plain Beat

I feel like I’m in crisis mode. I feel trapped in a dead space in my career. I feel almost zero motivation. I have no set goals. It’s as though there is a Jonah in the crew of my heart. And the winds are dead until I find the responsible party and throw him (or … Continue reading

Waves Over Me

Waves Over Me

It is tough to admit, but I am unhappy with myself right now. So I recently tried something I had never tried before, and I think I fell in love with surfing. This is my first attempt to capture surfing in art. Mere months ago I was tortured with the question, “Do I have what it … Continue reading