Website Purpose

I’ve been thinking lately about why I need to keep this website up and running. I imagined making regular posts as an outlet for my creative work. This has not happened! I started using Instagram and find that to be a convenient way to share images, without writing. However, I DO want an online destinationContinue reading “Website Purpose”

Managing Expectations

In college, I had a rabbit that laid on my sketches for drawing class- while I was trying to work on them. Now, our son uses the same trick. He will happily play until the sketch pad comes out. He loves peekaboo! Knitting instead! I got some knitting done… then the toddler found the project.Continue reading “Managing Expectations”

Shrimp with salad: 2 choices

To boil or sautee? One method is not better than the other- they are both delicious! These two methods work beautifully with a simple salad.┬áIn the winter, serve with baked or mashed potato. In the summer, serve with a side of seasonal fruit- cherries are a favorite. Select your shrimp carefully to get the bestContinue reading “Shrimp with salad: 2 choices”

Living Alaskan (my version)

I grew up here, and I travel, but Alaska has given my heart roots. Our home is Southeast Alaska, both Juneau and Petersburg. The landscape that surrounds us is dominated by towering trees, ocean, islands, and snowy mountains- wait- did I mention rain? Lots of rain = lush forest. Early family adventures immersed in theContinue reading “Living Alaskan (my version)”