October Goals Check-in

Art, for Heaven’s Sake is fast approaching! Lets see how I’m doing on my goals! October Goals Increase scarf stock October 17      100% Indigo Dyed Dishtowels October 17       0% Indigo Votives October 17      50% New Mudcloth Zip Bag October 17     100% New Shibori Zip Bag October… Continue Reading

Meetup | October Goals

Meetup | October Goals

Well, blogging has fallen off the map for me, I’ve just got so much to do and only so much time every day. A lot has been happening in my new house and I’ll get all the big changes up here at some point, but I’ve got a show two weeks from now and must… Continue Reading

Cypress Craftsman | Electric Chaos

Cypress Craftsman | Electric Chaos

My electrician and his helpers have spent about 2 weeks replacing all sorts of wiring that was wrong, or old, and adding new can lights in rooms that didn’t have them (living room and bedrooms). It’s been extremely stressful because he’s had to cut holes in the walls to access things – 20 in all.… Continue Reading

Cypress Craftsman | Cleaning the Garage

Cypress Craftsman | Cleaning the Garage

While the electricians were working in the house, Logan and I undertook cleaning the garage, which included demolishing a weird, non-functional storage cabinet that had been built right around a workbench. Ugh! There were LOTS of spiders, so I first had the pest control guy out to take care of that, and then we could… Continue Reading

Cypress Craftsman | My New Project!

Cypress Craftsman | My New Project!

All has been quiet on the blog because I’ve been busy with extreme empty nesting: My husband is now living in DeKalb, IL as the director of the School of Music at Northern Illinois University. Liam is again spending the summer at the Aspen Music Festival; when he’s done he’ll drive east, hang out with Andrew… Continue Reading

Extreme Empty Nesting

Extreme Empty Nesting

A lot has been going on in my personal life this year, and it’s past time to share some of it. After 15 years as Dean of the School of Music at the University of Redlands, my husband is headed to DeKalb, IL to become the director of the School of Music at Northern Illinois… Continue Reading