Tag Archives: taking a break

Everybody into the pool! (the art of not being all-consumingly productive all the time)

I was reminded there is such a thing as the “academic calendar” upon spotting the occasional U-haul trucks loaded with belongings making an appearance in downtown streets. I used to live by it, whether in tune with my daughter’s school … Continue reading

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Exploding watermelons….David Letterman segment or????

Wait- I think I’ve got problems???? … just was reading someone’s old copy of Time magazine-   apparently somewhere in China, 150 some acres of watermelons spontaneously exploded in the fields because of too much growth enhancing chemicals… so check the … Continue reading

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working in/up a storm

we are having the first thunderstorm of the season… (usually afternoon/evening storms are common in the late spring around here) and we really need the rain… I’m working on things that need taking care of, and there’s no way round … Continue reading

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putting it on ice…

No studio painting for the last few days… we’ve been enjoying some late winter snow, watching a lot of Olympics, and taking care of my daughter who is home recovering from ACL surgery. The night before her surgery, we watched … Continue reading

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Let’s hear it for lemon curd!

Just back from a trip to California, land of Trader Joe’s… and because I have a fondness for lemon curd, and other goodies, the TSA folks were very busy with my luggage.  Lemon curd is such a sprightly treat, kind … Continue reading

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a trail in the woods

well, finally on April 5th, I got the cross country skis out! I really like skiing in the spring more, and generally there is more snow in Colorado, with longer days to enjoy it. We went up towards Cameron Pass, … Continue reading

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