Corporate-working mom of 2 young daughters who sold out her creative
soul when she moved from Singapore to Cleveland, Ohio when she finally
found a man who was worthy. You can join her on her journey from
concrete jungle to mid-west surburbia of Westerville, Ohio; from
college grad to mother of two; from programming for mtv to
numbers-crunching; all while trying to balance the pretty with
practical in her life at her blog gracehester.typepad.com.
You can view
her design creations at her etsy store at gracehesterdesigns.etsy.com.
Mike and I took Max to the Renaissance Festival on Friday. Max is the kind of kid who wears and cape and carries a wand wherever he goes, so it seemed the right thing to do. Although, I will tell you, the Renaissance Festival creeps me out a bit. It's not so much the turkey legs and the jousting as it is the personalities of the people who attend and work there. They are, I have figured out, a highly sexualized people who are overly friendly and, for the most part, ugly....more
This is my story. It's a dose of daily ramblings from the more countryside house we have moved to - after 8 very long years couped up in NYC. We have four darling children, and are in the midst of creating a wonderful family home and garden. I am a designer, making hair accessories, and selling vintage wares, on etsy and at craft shows....more
As a three year old, I wore red cowboy hats and wrote stories in the margins. As a five year old, I dug for clay under swingsets and jumped from slides with "Wonder Woman" as my battle cry. My dad died when I was six because he drank too much. My Mama's heart broke when I was 26; I couldn't fix it. I've spent my life in Denver, living and loving. I'm a restless spirit who is finally seeing the peace in every day--who finally loves where she is and who she is just because it is what it is. I'm a human being. I make mistakes.