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The Blogger Paradox

For every moment I spend telling the world about my journey, is one moment less of doing the things I wish to tell the world about! It is my blogger paradox. So many stories to tell; a seemingly endless stream of pictures to show off, but when I’m busy living I don’t have time to…

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Playing with Fire in Photoshop

It’s been a while since I’ve done anything creative and lately I’ve really needed an outlet for my energy! Hence the flames:) It’s my first trial creating a fire effect following a design lesson on Alison.com. Even though the course was for CS3, I used Photoshop CS6 Extended it seems other than a new user interface, not…

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A Birthday Goodbye

On October 31st, 2015 we drove away from the cemetery in Kincaid, KS after saying goodbye to the greatest man I’ve ever known, my Grandpa.  Earl Roberts’ began most mornings at sunrise, with an old a.m. radio playing from atop the refrigerator, he sipped his coffee and played a game of solitaire. Read the local…

One of THESE Days

You know how people say “It’s been one of those days!” Implying the day has been so unbelievably awful that they’d prefer it to be over, rather than endure the day for one more moment. Forget those days. I want more of these days. A day like today. A day that is not special or significant in any way,…

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A Collection of Felt Quiet Books 

For the last year I’ve worked in an Early Childhood Communications class and our teacher, Ms. Kait asked if I thought I could make a quiet book. I said “oh yea that should be easy.” Six months later I finished eating those words! Now it’s time to show off the finished project.                  …