Something happened this past weekend. I had an experience like never before.
Let me give you the backstory first.
A while ago, a dear relative (you know her as St. Brigid) invited me to join her at a women’s retreat, aptly named “Time to Breathe.” I agreed, of course. Mostly for her but also partly for me.
I had never been to a retreat or workshop before and wasn’t sure what to expect. Was I going to be nervous or feel uncomfortable? Were my fears going to get me, bringing out my shyness and anxiety? Was the day going to end (or start) with tears?
Finally, the Saturday of the retreat was here. Continue reading “The Women’s Retreat, Part 1”
Yesterday, Choo-choo and I were playing with a rainbow-colored plastic spring. I’m sure you all know what I am talking about. The Slinky that isn’t a Slinky. I showed Choo-choo how to get the spring to “fall” down each stair by itself. We then reenacted this with his play table and some boxes.
It got me thinking. The not-Slinky is such a simple yet Continue reading “Choo-choo learns something new”
One of the many joys of having children: when they insist on you wearing their slippers 🙂
Or when they Continue reading “Parental joys”
So, I finished it! While this piece isn’t exactly what I originally set out to create, I love it. I took a whole bunch of different materials (paint, fabric, paper, permanent marker, gel pen, colored pencil, canvas) and combined them into something beautiful and unique. Continue reading “My art”