Why I’m hereI will use this blog to reach out creatively, document the things I'm doing, what makes me happy, excited, hopeful, and maybe sometimes what makes me sad. I'll try not to bore you.
Portland Open Studios is looking for local retailers who would like to carry our tour guides for our October artist tour, as well as advertisers and sponsors. We are the premier Open Studio event with 104 artists this year. We … Continue reading
I have spent the last week cleaning out drawers, giving away clothes I don’t use, throwing away all those things I thought I might use some day. I think I may be out of control. The thing I found most … Continue reading
Thanks to Betzeee for nominating me for the One Lovely Blog Award. I am shocked and amazed. The one Lovely Blog Award nominations are chosen by fellow bloggers for newer and Up-and-coming bloggers. The goal is to help give recognition … Continue reading
Fall is here. That means it’s time to gather in the last of the herbs from the patio and get them stored for winter. Usually I dry the herbs, but this year I decided to freeze some too. It’s much … Continue reading
Carol, at Wanderings of an Illusive Mind, looked at leaves and was inspired to write a post about the facades we show the world. She used as the bridge a Joni Mitchell song, “Clouds” (I really don’t know leaves at all), … Continue reading
So I took an old photo and redid it in PicMonkey. Here it is. But what I really would like to do is create a picture and put it on there. I have to work on that. PicMonkey is awesome.
I’m retired now. I want to travel and spend time with my family and time with my friends and take long walks with my dog and help out a little and make jewelry and art and learn a little … Continue reading
I’m a day late with this because I never got the email so I had to figure out how to get to the assignments on my own. That was a learning process in itself. I’ve actually been blogging for over … Continue reading
I had a surprise email last weekend asking me to take over for a week in a small law firm downtown. There are normally 4 people there: lawyer, associate attorney, paralegal and legal assistant. All three of the staff were … Continue reading
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poetry and prose by Claire Elizabeth Edmonds Everett
Library girl, knitting ninja, and lover of dogs searching for the simple life one seashell at a time.