Sunday, March 15, 2015

Spring


The light still changing from winter to spring. 
A sharp ray that pierces the cold and melts the heart.
It's a glow that no other time of year has. 
So much hope and promise. 
A light that seems to come from the inside out.



Photography by L. Dunn


I love light! That seems silly to say out loud, but that perfect clear light of a beautiful day is a wonderful thing. It's too cold to sit in my sunroom during the winter without bundling up. 
It won't be long that I'll be spending my Saturday mornings in there drinking coffee! 

This time of year when each day you get off from work it seems imperative to get outside for an hour or so. Because you are just so excited that the light stays later. It's also the first time the weather has been nice so you feel like if you don't enjoy it now that it may slip back into winter forever.
Happy Spring!










Sunday, March 1, 2015

What's up?

Oh man I know, I know. Where the hell have I been!
I think I lost my momentum there and it's so hard to get it back.

Okay so this new job has meant a very welcome schedule change. I get to spend my weekends at home with the husband instead of having random week days off. It is so nice to have so much more time together. It also means I have to rework my schedule to make painting/writing time.

I would be lying if this wasn't also because we started watching a couple shows on Amazon Prime and I happily plop down on the couch for a couple hours to relax and watch TV. We are not TV people so it's kinda novel for us to have a "show" or two.

First we had to re-watch an old HBO show that we both liked, Deadwood.
And as if that wasn't enough we started Justified on the recommendation of several friends.

I've also been doing some baking. It's funny how making a batch of cupcakes can take up a couple hours. Somehow I think that it only takes 10 minutes plus baking time for a recipe, but that's never the case. This Pinterest find was totally worth the effort!
And no shame in some amazing brownies right out of a box from Ghiradelli. Who doesn't like dessert with their tv bing?

I am almost back to where I was this summer before I started. Nearly paralyzed with what do I do first. But this time I've done it before so I don't have much of an excuse. It just got to feel like a chore. Like something I had to do when I simply didn't feel like it. So when it feels like that it's best to follow your instincts and take a break. There is no point if it isn't fun.

I also have had a bit of an identity crisis with this blog. I don't want this to become my personal complaining or whining about my own work all the time. "Is it good enough, can I do it" blahblah

So I am planning out a new direction. I just don't know what it will be. Or if my future can even include a regular blog. For now it's Sunday and that means we cook! I love a Sunday morning spent in the kitchen making something good to eat for the rest of the week.

Happy Sunday!