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Entries from May 2007

glasses never looked so good

May 30th, 2007 2 Comments

This is my nephew Abraham and his new glasses. Oh the cuteness! Fun things are happening in my life. Beautiful, simple, amazing things. I’ll spill and post more photos soon. cross my heart. elle!


“yes, yes, yes, please!”

May 21st, 2007 No Comments

I am engaged! This is my handsome fiancee. His name is Garth Bradley Plouzek and he is not only a sharp dresser and skilled lunch tray holder (as you can see here)…he is also perfect for me in more ways than I can even know. So many wonderful things are spread out before us, and […]


thursday is as good a day as any

May 18th, 2007 8 Comments

I love being an art teacher. Last night was For Arts Sake, a gallery event showcasing the work of Torrey Pines High School art students. We spent the two previous days cleaning the often haphazard art room and finishing, hanging, and labeling amazing student artwork. I like big things. My students showed an entire wall […]


six hundred dollar smile

May 18th, 2007 1 Comment

This is Bruno pre-dental cleaning. He had a piece of fuzz wrapped around his tooth that looked and felt like skin so I took him into the vet who kindly pulled ten of his teeth. They were rotting in his skull. The funny thing is, he didn’t seem to notice. This ordeal cost me six […]


some happiness up north!

May 15th, 2007 No Comments



May 11th, 2007 3 Comments

I had a few breakdowns recently with my 2007 daily self-portraits project. My 2G compactflash card lost all of my photos last week (including two that hadn’t been uploaded yet)…and this week, I spaced a day or two. It’s always frustrating to be this far into a yearlong project and have an interuption. The integrity […]


save them dirty spoons for another day.

May 1st, 2007 3 Comments

Following the advice of one of my sheroes, Andrea of Superhero Designs, I decided to put aside the piles of dishes and bills this weekend and focus on the creative and adventurous pursuits in my life… so I took a bikeride through little italy… …worked on a painting that’s been untouched for over a year… […]