Sometimes life gets unintentionally interesting... 

Laughter gets us by little hurdles in life, even if it's smiling at our own antics. ;)

Silly, funny bumps on the path of creativity, that despite my best efforts, are practically a daily occurance.


  • Paint in my hair. Blue seems to be ever present.
  • Keeping the cat from typing "cat script" on my computer when I walk away for 30 seconds to get a cup of tea. (How in the world do cats activate super secret codes you didn't even know were a thing and then tie your computer up in knots as a result in less than 15 seconds?!?!)

  • Felt tortured by the scent of food cooking on my neighbor’s grill as I tried to concentrate on painting. (Despite eating mostly vegetables, I love grilled hamburgers – so this always makes me super hungry! And they grill almost everyday! Arrggghhh! Soooo hungry, but must paint. AND - my calorie tracker says that I have to work out for hours in order to actually eat the deliciousness that is taunting me. Grrrrrrr.)

  • Being gently, but firmly, ushered out the museum door at closing time while frantically drawing “just one more minute.” I wish they would just give me keys so that I can lockup after my drawings are finished for the day.

  • Forgot to make dinner (actually I did "make" it - but accidentally burnt it again) because I was lost in painting and writing. It's a good thing I like things slightly crisp, I suppose.

  • Was conned into rock climbing, again, by my husband. He whispered the word "reference", and I was out the door with my camera before I realized I had been tricked.
  • Had to scrub paint off the cat who waltzed through the middle of my paint palette while I was on the phone with a client. Then had follow tracks of said cat all over the house and "de-paint" it. Sigh.
  • Accidentally sipped paint water when reaching for the tea mug. Couldn't stop sputtering for hours. (Ick. Note to self - tea on left, paint on right.)
  • Forgot I was wearing an artist smock and had paint brushes in my hair when I went to the bank and post office. ( Somehow this creative look just isn't fashionable–ever according to, well, the entire neighborhood. )
  • Blood sugar went low after all the sweet, yummy things I always wish to eat were gone.
  • Tried to exercise by riding a grass obsessed horse on a “buffet ride”. (Other people get to go on trail rides – my horse, however, sees trail rides as an opportunity to eat everything in sight – trying to prevent him has left me with She-Hulk like arms.)