Posts Tagged ‘parenting’

Playing with my food

I’ve been crazy busy lately, and all the art I’ve done has either been for my coloring book (coming soon!!!) or commissioned, which is completely wonderful, but I’ve missed just messing around. So, for today’s post, I went out in the garden and picked some inspiration. (I confess… First I put half the cucumber into a…

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Mom Love (illustrated, of course!)

Since my mom broke her hip last April, I’ve spent a lot of time with her. At first that was because she needed me while she convalesced, went to rehab, and figured out the ever-changing landscape of what she could and couldn’t do. Then it was to help get my father and her to their…

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The funny thing about our hearts…

In the end… I painted this for you. Happy Valentine’s Day! ~~~~~~~~ In other exciting news, I was invited by The Good Men Project to illustrate their new weekly feature, The Visual Conversation. My posts go up there every Friday at 6 pm (eastern time, so 3 pm if you’re over here on the west…

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Road trip moments

Two weeks ago I dropped The Boy off at college, after a four-day road trip that was stressful, emotionally thorny, physically draining, and one of the best ideas I’ve ever had. I wrote about it here, on Huffington Post. HuffPo has a word-count limit though, so I wasn’t able to include everything. For instance, I…

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In this fragile sacred space

This is one of my favorite pictures of me and my youngest son, way back when he was still shorter than I was. This fall, he’ll be heading off to college. It’s weird to think of him so far away from me. I’m proud and sad and nervous and excited… for both of us, actually.…

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