Squeekerz {living outside the stacks}

Week 21: This is Not the Dog Spa

I know I shared this photo on Instagram, but it’s just so funny that I had to share here… Whenever we take Squeekerz for boarding at the vet, we tell him that he’s going to the dog spa. On this particular day, when I opened the car door at the […]

Daenel {living outside the stacks}

Just a Thought

I can’t remember what I was doing or where I heard it but I think it may have been a radio show or a podcast… Anyway, the host and the guest were talking about how mean everything has become: politics TV shows people And, ya know, listening to them talk […]


Style Imitating Art: Monkey from Quadrupeds Series

  Welcome to another week of Style Imitating Art, where we draw our style inspiration from works of art. This week’s selection was curated by yours truly. STYLE IMITATING ART INSPIRATION Monkey from Quadrupeds series (N41) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes, The Met, circa 1890 {public domain} I selected the […]

Life is a Highway {living outside the stacks}

Week 20: Life is a Highway

Little known fact, I’m a big fan of Rascal Flatts. Every time I get in the car, I just wanna pump up “Life is a Highway” and sing to the top of my lungs… Am I the only one who turns car rides into full fledged concerts complete with chair […]

Moving On {living outside the stacks}

Our Happy News

For the past few days, I’ve been vague posting and deleting and starting again and deleting again because, until now, I haven’t had permission to share the news that I hinted at on Instagram a couple of days ago. But The Hubs gave me the thumbs up, so here goes: […]

Style Imitating Art Invitation {living outside the stacks}

Style Imitating Art Inspiration: Monkey from Quadrupeds Series

INSPIRATION ART WORK Monkey from Quadrupeds series (N41) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes, The Met, circa 1890 {public domain} I selected the inspiration piece for this round of Style Imitating Art. This lithograph is from a set of cards that were used to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. This […]

Week 19 Magnolia Flower Black and White {living outside the stacks}

Week 19: Magnolia Flower

Week 19: Magnolia Flower Edited Edited in PicMonkey and Lightroom 2018 saw the introduction of a new 52 week photography project, which has me totally excited. This year I want to really step out creatively and learn/practice new skills. I’d also really like to do more than just make photos […]