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Put on Your Positive Pants

As I write this, I'm on my 5th chair in 2 hours, constantly shifting, trying to get comfortable, trying to think of a title & form an outline & figure out a way to put this in words. A second ago, my mind said bluntly, pick a spot and start typing...

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Mess-Making

After deciding my classroom needed a little more fun and my students needed a few more interests, (you can only perseverate on Minecraft  & Angry Birds for song long- so I thought), I decided to make Wednesday afternoons Art afternoons. Too many drawings of “creepers” and “flying pigs” made me...

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A Haphazard, Bustling, Wild Start

What do ya know?! It’s February. One month since I turned this whole dream into reality, and a special day it is. The shop has an opening date jotted down in ink and it’s here for good. February 6th. I cannot believe it! Somehow between lesson planning, constant screaming, wiping tiny tushies and having countless bizarre conversations including...

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Mud

Before I took out the paints, got this website up and running, and finally took the time to seek out & send my work to a local printer, I spent a lot of time looking at women who were doing precisely what I wanted to do. Women who had a vision and went for it. Creatives & like-minded individuals who wanted to make the most of...

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