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Jon makes art

Making art in the sink with the dyed water was more fun than actually dying Easter eggs, maybe because this part didn’t involve me having an anxiety attack while watching Leta roll wet, freshly dyed eggs across the kitchen floor.

Second half

Jon took this photo yesterday when he took the dogs out for their daily hike, and it perfectly captures what all our walks have been like this winter. They are constantly tackling each other, and at times it feel like we’re watching a football game, albeit one where the quarterback is constantly lifting his leg [...]

One of the million, billion grains of sand in the desert

Portraits before and after death. “This somber series of portraits taken of people before and after they had died is a challenging and poignant study. The work by German photographer Walter Schels and his partner Beate Lakotta, who recorded interviews with the subjects in their final days, reveals much about dying – and living.” These [...]

Screenprints intended to be hung vertically

I bought three screenprints from the Treetop Studio etsy shop ages ago, and now they’re hanging on the wall in our living room, albeit in the wrong direction. But when you walk in the door and see the arrangement of prints for the first time, you don’t really notice unless you concentrate really hard. And [...]

You cannot take the Mormon out of the girl

When we dyed eggs for Easter I got a wild hare (HAR HAR), broke out some construction paper and crafted this egg-bunny. It may not surprise you to know that this was the most elaborate craft project I have undertaken in years. Next: I would like to learn how to sew a unitard out of [...]

And then there were three

Yesterday as we were driving Leta to preschool I turned to Jon and said, “I probably should have warned you earlier, but this afternoon my sister is dropping off Bo, and we’re watching him for the next week.” And without saying anything he pulled the car to the side of the road, jumped out the [...]