Painting With A Friend @ Painting With A Twist

Last night Michelle, my best friend from college, and I got together to do a little celebrating of Michelle’s recent birthday and to do a little painting.  About ten years ago, we started a little tradition of celebrating our birthdays together – they are six months apart to the day (she is November 19th and…

Arguments About Media

Last week I received this daily cartoon from Hugh MacLeod All Media With advancements in technology there comes a false sense of ease. One becomes comfortable with increasing amounts of media and with it the ease of operation, media sharing, marketing, etc. One can easily fall into traps formed by the general availability of anything…

Design Sponge Cool Furniture Sighting

I love the blog Design Sponge!  Steve gets the Ft. Worth Star Telegram every morning and I get blog feeds and Design Sponge is always a treat. And I’m bummed I will miss the Design Sponge book tour coming to Dallas October 13th as I will be on my way back from El Salvador. This…

Steve Jobs, Texas Tech and My Mom

Wow – where did two weeks go?  I was being so good on my posts and then I got backlogged and then busy with some other things. Yesterday was a big day for many with the announcement that Apple founder Steve Jobs had passed away from Pancreatic Cancer.  My husband Steve was working away editing…

Acrylic Painting for Dummies

I’m not exactly sure when the thought jumped into my head that I should try painting, possibly because my college roommate from Tech started a painting class this last year. Plus then will traveling in Hawaii this summer, I picked up some artwork note cards from the Oahu North Shore artist Heather Brown. Her work…