As I posted before, I was reading The Happiness Project, which I am enjoying. But it just wasn’t scratching the itch I had. I needed some creativity injections of one form or another. I was lamenting my problem to my friend Ducky. She suggested a book called The Artist’s Way. I poked around Amazon.com . . . → Read More: The Artist’s Way
“I believe that the very purpose of life is to be happy. From the very core of our being, we desire contentment. In my own limited experience I have found that the more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being. Cultivating a close, warmhearted feeling for others . . . → Read More: The Happiness Project
Coat and picture by Eowyn
Okay, so I’m a bit… crunchy. I am also a tad eccentric, if my house, The Fortune Cookie, did not give me away already. I tend to dress in bright clothing, recently added a blue streak to my hair, and adorn my feet with my colorful purple “toe shoes” . . . → Read More: Letting My Hippie Flag Fly
Vagabonding by Rolf Potts
I have been struggling a bit for the last couple months, on a number of levels. I daresay since I have arrived home from Burning Man, my heart has been broken (in addition to my pocketbook). I always intended to write more about Burning Man, but there was so much . . . → Read More: Best Week Ever
Hello readers! Welcome to 2013! First off let me congratulate us! We didn’t die in a stampede for electronics at some rural Wal*Mart on Black Friday. We then made it through yet another apocalypse! I am looking forward to the stories we can tell our younger generations about how many apocalypses (apocalypti?) we have lived . . . → Read More: A Year In Review
When asked who the Secret Santa was, part of this letter was quoted in response. Source: Pinterest
~ Richard Bach
Christmas was financially tight this year. I did not anticipate the receipt of many gifts. I knew that I would not be spending the holiday with my Mom, Dad, Brother, Sister, or extended . . . → Read More: “Every Gift From A Friend Is A Wish for Your Happiness.”
Fantastic photo of lanterns at the Luminata Lantern Parade by jplphoto.
This year, I decided to embrace the notion of fall this year, instead of dragging my feet kicking and screaming as I usually do. I have had a beautiful summer with phenomemal people and experiences. It is time to usher in a new . . . → Read More: Luminata Lantern Parade 2012
Sorry things have been so quiet around here lately. It has been a whirlwind since I got home from Burning Man! I have been catching up on all of my dread fall orders rather quickly. Feel free to place some orders to keep me motivated, I can finish a few sets before Halloween. I have . . . → Read More: Back In The Saddle
Best way to beat the heat. Eowyn’s smoothies.
There is a heat wave going on in the United States right now, as many of you have noticed. Droughts seem to be affecting darn near everywhere. In the Pacific Northwest, we have done pretty well so far. In fact, many of us were afraid that . . . → Read More: “Deep Summer is When Laziness Finds Respectability”