Stenciling the Bathroom

Sometimes you envision a project, and you get so excited about it that you immediately rush to the internet and buy all the materials you need.  Then you start to work out the details and you realize...maybe it's not possible....more
Pretty. I love the colors.more

DOMA and Gratitude

Blue Moon

 Last week I headed out after work to a house concert in Montpelier, the town where my offi...more

What I Learned About Blogging When I Quit Blogging

At the end of October, I took a three-month sabbatical from my blog to pursue some other writing interests. I approached the break with some excitement and a lot of trepidation. I worried at the time that I was making a terrible mistake, but I've come to decide it was one of the best things I've ever done -- not because there was anything wrong with my blog, but because stepping away from it was an act of courage. I didn't have any great epiphanies during those 90 days, but the separation from the blog gave me the distance I needed to get a few things into perspective. ...more
I really enjoyed reading this. I am fairly new to serious blogging ---I've had a blog of sorts ...more

Back to Real

I remember - many years ago - looking at a photo in a magazine of Shania Twain, after she had released her t...more

The Case for Pinterest

  Slate recently ran an article about Pinterest by Farhad Manjoo that, although not entirely negative, wasn't exactly complimenta...more
Pinterest is awesome! I love the app so much!more

2011, I bid you adieu

Jammer contemplating the new year with the help of my cro...more

Muzungu with a Smile

    My sister is in Rwanda this year.  Being amazing.  Working in a hospital in a rural province.  She's been there for less than a month, though it already feels like lo...more