This past Tuesday I had some friends over for what I was calling Friendsgiving but was really just a few of us eating delicious chili that Shari made. I decided I wasn’t up for making Thanksgiving stuffing twice in two weeks and no one else seemed at all interested in doing Thanksgiving-esque dishes so chili, … More 11-20-21 Friendsgiving & Other Happenings
I was lucky enough to visit the Kirkland Museum of Fine and Decorative Art for the first time last weekend and definitely recommend. It’s worth at least one visit, if not more. I knew very little about this museum going in, except that it featured furniture. This is the museum that I had intended on … More What I like Wednesday: Kirkland Museum of Fine and Decorative Art
The Affordable Arts Festival, hosted by the Arapahoe Community College, is an annual event where, for $12, you can wind your way between artist booths and buy art that speaks to your heart for $100 or less. This was the first year I attended, all thanks to my friend, Aeri, who let me know it … More What I like Wednesday: Affordable Arts Festival
I went on a walk today. 😉 This time I walked around the River North, or RiNo, district of Denver. It’s where Shari used to live and it’s notorious for its many street art pieces. I had never really walked around there so you know I was down for going (I’d also be down for … More 5-1-21 RiNo & Watercourse & Plants
How do I even start this blog post? I’ve only been to the Clyfford Still Museum once and I fell in love with it instantly. The museum, designed specifically for Clyfford Still’s art, is open and bright. It holds 95 percent of Still’s works including photos and letters. That’s over 3,000 works. Because they have … More What I like Wednesday: Clyfford Still Museum
Today was my chore and errand day of my staycation. I can’t not have one of those days, you know? So I went to the dentist, the doctor, the pet store, Costco, and the emissions testing site. And then I vacuumed, did the dishes, reorganized my closet, and a few other odds and ends to … More 6-11-20 Do All The Things!
Monday after work, Elisabeth and I drove to Tagawa Gardens’ parking lot to meet Brittany so she could show me the art piece I had commissioned from her. I had seen a rough sketch of the piece but not the finished, colored product. Upon seeing the completed portrait, I was astounded. Amazed. Shocked. She drew … More 5-13-20