So… these are really strange times, yeah? Yesterday, I was talking to my husband, and I realized about ten minutes into our conversation that we hadn’t said one non-coronavirus thing to each other. We were exchanging the newest information, making decisions accordingly. In that moment it occurred to me, somewhere – everywhere – regular life is happening too.…

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Recently on the phone with a friend, I had an epiphany. We’d been sharing our stories of overwhelm, and at the end of my long list of projects, obligations, and worries, I told her, “I haven’t quite figured out how to balance it all yet.” I said it as if I were both guilty of…

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If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you know that I love working with chalk and chalkboards. I turn song lyrics (and poetry, and quotes) into fun, decorative boards all the time. Sometimes I turn my own illustrations into chalkboard art. Here’s one of my illustrations printed over multiple pages and taped together to fit…

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It gets harder all the time to consistently choose love, yeah? So much of what passes for discourse today is fueled by fear and rage, and that’s some pretty difficult terrain for a love warrior to navigate. I’m writing this post for two reasons. First, to urge you to keep trying. I think (despite evidence…

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I actually finished April’s Print Of The Month in April! Yay! I posted some art-in-progress shots for this on Instagram Stories. When I finally posted the finished piece, I called it a labor of love because it took quite a while to draw, paint, and then ink in all the details, and I did it…

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