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Learning with David – Week 13

This week David and I switched to a class by coursera.org and it’s writing class.


Learning with David is a project for 2014 that I am doing with my 9-year-old son. You can read more about it here.

Today I Know – Week 25

This week’s inspiration comes from this pin. I drew her with pen and colored her with watercolors.

prompt says: today i know that that the best way for me to live is

I wrote about living day to day.


Today I Know is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

A Book a Week – Ender's Shadow

Ender’s Shadow was also for book club. (Alas, I have three different book clubs so I do a lot of book club reading.) This is another one of those novels I had meant to read for years and years and years but never did.

So this book club was a perfect excuse to finally sit and read it.

I thought it would be long and hard to read. And it was not at all. I read through the whole thing in a weekend. It was fun and interesting and quite enjoyable.

If you’re like me and this has been on your list for a while, I recommend you pick it up.

Savor Project – 2014 – Spread Nineteen

This week is about Nathaniel’s birthday – part1!

so happy.


Savor Project is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Stitching Circles – Week 24

This week’s stitching also comes from urban threads. This little bird was calling to me. I used stem stitch and back stitch on this one. The little word is patience.


Stitching Circles is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Remember This – Week 25

Life Book week twelve was taught by Traci Bautista. I love Traci’s style but it’s nothing like mine. This was another one I had to sit on for a few days. When I finally sat down to create, I decided to just have fun with it.

I have mixed feelings about the final results. Another page I would have never really done on my own. But I like it too. It’s different. Vibrant. alive.

The text says: You are not your thoughts.

Something both David and I need to remember more often.


Remember This is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Listen with Intent – Week 25

For this week, I picked opposite. Sometimes, when thinking about a situation or when faced with something I’ve dealt with many times before, what helps is thinking in a completely opposite way to what my instincts or my past behavior might suggest. I like the idea of doing something completely different and seeing what happens. That’s my intent this week.

The lettering I used here comes from this pin.

The image here is supposed to be two arrows pointing opposite ways.


Listen with Intent is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Nathaniel Reads to Mommy – Week 12


Nathaniel Reads to Mommy is a project for 2014 that I am doing with my 4.5-year-old son. You can read more about it here.

Today I Know - Week 24

This week’s inspiration comes from Lisa Congdon’s line drawing class again. She had a week on line drawing on photographs so I wanted to give it a try. I picked one of my old photos and added line work to the background. I then painted the background with acrylic paints. I like the darkish look. Even though you can’t see the text, it’s clear if you look in person.

prompt says: today i know that my life matters

I wrote about how much i care about my future, my kids, and life.


Today I Know is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Stitching Circles – Week 23

This week’s stitching also comes from urban threads. I love this little tree. I used stem stitch and back stitch on this one. The little word is enchant.


Stitching Circles is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

A Book a Week – The Age of Innocence

The Age of Innocence was also for book club. (Alas, I have three different book clubs so I do a lot of book club reading.) This is another one of those novels I had meant to read for years and years and years but never did.

So this book club was a perfect excuse to finally sit and read it.

I thought it would be long and hard to read. And it was not at all. I read through the whole thing in a weekend. It was fun and interesting and quite enjoyable.

If you’re like me and this has been on your list for a while, I recommend you pick it up.

Savor Project – 2014 – Spread Eighteen

This week is all about Yosemite!!

so happy.


Savor Project is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.