Category Archives: woman

Nomad

(Okay, I don’t normally bring up blog analytics in posts, but in the last week or so my Zebra post got dozens of hits and I have no idea why.  It’s very disconcerting.) Like many artists, I make art as a … Continue reading

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Squashed Star

I feel like I’ve been incredibly prolific lately, but when I went to look at things apparently not.  Maybe I’ve just been prolific for a mother of two small children.  Or maybe it’s all been in my head.  I do … Continue reading

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The Remedy

A month ago, I was depressed.  Not hugely depressed, but enough to be annoying.  And I wasn’t making any art.  I stop making art when I’m depressed, and I knew that I needed to start again to get un-depressed, but … Continue reading

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Ducklings

I’ve started calling my girls my “ducklings.”  I’m not sure why – it started a few weeks ago when I turned to see them trundling along after me and their little bobbing heads (well, mostly Kitten’s bobbing head – Beauty … Continue reading

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The Sound and the Nerdery

I was fairly good at recording Beauty’s every move and word and discovery, but less so with Kitten.  This is life.  We do have plenty of photos of her, so that’s something. Kitten is more cheerful than Beauty was at … Continue reading

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Dentist

I kinda feel awful right now. Beauty’s first dentist appointment was today.  She’s three.  I keep seeing articles and things saying that your child’s first dentist appointment should be when she’s two, or one, or when she gets her first … Continue reading

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Time for some thrilling heroics

Can I just brag about my Hero for a minute? I had an awful “fussy hour” today, with Kitten fussing and Beauty melting and demanding more stickers to put on me and too much touch and too much noise and … Continue reading

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Soothed

  I am insanely proud of my daughter today, guys. She is amazing. The last few weeks have been…not so amazing. Beauty’s been dealing with the stress of the holidays and a cold and a depressed mother* and having a … Continue reading

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Scent

I smell of blood and baby and breastmilk: earthy and powdery with hints of caramel. That sentence formed itself in my mind when Kitten (Kitten and its variants have been displacing Snuggle) was a few days old, and is still … Continue reading

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Snuggle!

Or possibly Kitten.  But I’m pretty sure her blog-name is Snuggle. (My policy is to confine real names to images, which aren’t indexed by search engines.  At least, not yet.  It’s really only a matter of time.  I figure a … Continue reading

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