I wanted to do a texture on this photo. Photoshop Elements is not cooperating. I can't crop, I can't add layers, I lose the image when I try to save it.  I upgraded to Lightroom 3 and I am having a terrible time using it to import photos. It is not cooperating either. I haven't […]

summer in the city

it is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them.  thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrances of country […]

The Artist’s Way Toolkit

Blogher's book club had a twist this time, not a book but an on-line resource to support a book.  We were given access to the Artist's Way Toolkit.  I was excited because I have the book and have done the first few weeks of assignments in the past.  But like most of these things, I […]

Punch Buggy!

Did you ever play when you were kids? When a VW Beetle would pass by you could punch your seatmate in the arm or the leg and shout “Punch Buggy no Punch Backs!” The no punch backs part was important because without those protective words you could get a punch back for the same car! […]


"The feathers killed me.   For me it is rainbows." kath sent me these words in an email this morning it was in reference to susannah conway's new book  this i know the soeurs have been long time fans of  susannah's blog and her unravelling e-course the book is wonderful, i have barely put it down […]