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IF YOU LIKE WHAT YOU SEE HERE, PLEASE JOIN ME ON FACEBOOK! A steaming cup of coffee… Warms my freezing cold hands {Edited using “Caramel” texture from The CoffeeShop Blog} “It seems to me that trying to live without friends is like milking a bear to get cream for your morning […]

Warmth {Poetic Winter Photography Challenge}


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I’m an organizer. A catergorizer. A putter~in~its~placer. A librarian. I like for things to have their own spot. I create “To Be Read” lists. Lots of them. I read a blog post or see a book review and think I have to read that book, so I scribble the information […]

Use Clipix to Organize Your Life


Shoot. Edit. Submit. 4 comments
This has been a slow week for me. Photographically, speaking that is. I suspect I burned out my creative little brain cells on Tuesday trying to figure out how to make an iPortrait. Gosh, have you seen those things? They are really cool. Mine came out a little wonky but […]

iPortrait {Shoot. Edit. Submit.}



One in Thirty 9 comments
This week I hit a brick wall creatively. All the photography memes have fallen to the wayside. And I have nothing left to say. I don’t know if it’s seasonal melancholy. What happened to the springlike weather I was bragging about just last week? Or if I just need to […]

Against the Wall {This or That Thursday}


Book Review: The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown
BOOK DESCRIPTION (FROM THE BACK OF THE BOOK) Three sisters have returned to their childhood home, reuniting the eccentric Andreas family. Here, books are a passion (there is no problem a library card can’t solve) and TV is something other people watch. Their father ~ a professor of Shakespeare who […]

The Weird Sisters: A Novel By Eleanor Brown {Book Review}


Dad and His Daughters 2 comments
Yesterday I discovered the names of my great grandparents on my dad’s side. This may not seem like a big deal but to me it is. We grew up in a fractured family. Not unlike most American kids. My parents divorced when my twin sister and I were roughly 8 […]

Discovering My Family History



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Big appetite… I’m linking up with Shauna at Mist and Lilies for the One in Thirty Photography Challenge. If you’d like to join in, here are the rules: Try to get a different setting for each shot, for each day. Try to use Photoshop to warp the expressions on your […]

Photography Challenge {One in Thirty}


Mr. 16's Gift 1 comment
Mr. 16 asked me to go with him to pick out a Valentine’s Day gift for his friend girl. I was thrilled and, of course, a little bit emotional. My baby boy is growing up… He chose a beautiful earring and pendant set. Seriously, doesn’t my son have good taste? On Saturday […]

My Monday: Vlog Style