My son, once again, has a low-grade fever. He had one a little earlier this week, but we've all been coming off and going one various mild ailments, so I tried not to think too much about it. But now we're all better, I thought. So what's with this fever? Oh, I don't know. Meningitis? … Continue reading Nerves
A couple of weeks ago, I was reminded that, however good the scaffolding I've put in place to keep myself organized, it only takes a day or two with lowered vigilance to land me right back at square one. This has been an awful winter, hasn't it? The same two or three seasonal ailments have… Continue reading When You Can’t Do It All, Do Something
Here's the double-edged sword of looking to others' art for inspiration: You are undoubtedly going to start making comparisons of their art to your own. And yours will, inevitably, be found lacking. A month ago - oh my God, where did the time go? - I went to a convention hoping to help spark… Continue reading When Their Art is “Art” and Your Art is… Not
I mentioned we took Bear to the library the other day, but had to cut is short; I had a headache, we had to go grocery shopping, and I needed to go home and cook. I honestly wanted to skip the library all together, but I can't deny Bear that simple pleasure. He adores… Continue reading How is He Mine?