California recap - continued from my last post. Saturday morning, I woke up and hit the trail. I had my eye on it all week, as it was right across the street from the hotel. Dave and I walk on the rail trail near us quite often, so I thought it would be cool to … Continue reading California Dreaming
After a good month of not doing any Zentangles, I finally spent some time over the weekend making a couple. Usually I just draw them in black ink and then use a pencil to shade and add some depth, but I decided to experiment with color again. I love color, but sometimes I find it … Continue reading My Happy Place
I would never admit to having too many creative outlets - to me there is no such thing. My struggle is finding the time to do them all.
I'm not one to wish the days away, but going back to a full work week after two nice, long holiday weekends is rough. Last night I gave my 6th Toastmaster speech. I might be starting to get the hang of it. I spent a ton of time preparing a PowerPoint presentation to accompany my speech, … Continue reading It’s Only Tuesday
Hello! I made it safely to Austin. I am going to try to make this quick, as I've been up since 4 am. Really, that's only an hour earlier than usual wake-up time but somehow it seems extreme. I always feel a bit degraded when I go through security. Shoeless, belt less (which for me … Continue reading Austin Trip, Day 1
Two things I have been getting right lately are that I've been meditating each morning and I've started Zentangling. Whatsy-tangling, you ask? Zentangling. I first heard about it sometime last year, when my friend Kristina posted some of her drawings online and mentioned that she had been doing it to relieve stress. I was immediately jealous that … Continue reading Sunday Funday Post: Zentangle