Out of The Hat

Making the Ordinary, Extraordinary

Easter is here!

It is Easter Sunday today, folks! Well, at least with the Western calendar. My Greek Orthodox friends at the local gyro shop (love gyro! I could eat that spiced lamb … Continue reading

March 31, 2013 · 4 Comments

The New Black

I know that Pantone came out with their announcement that emerald green is this year`s color. That may even be true. For some people. Those that base their style sensibilities … Continue reading

March 30, 2013 · 15 Comments

I`ve got Sunshine

The Sunshine Award dearkitty1 nominated this blog for the Sunshine Award. Thank you so much! I`m starting to feel a little overwhelmed by how much people seem to like my … Continue reading

March 29, 2013 · 6 Comments

Dietary Styles: A Primer

I know it can be hard to keep track of every little thing. Almost everyone that goes through your door has some kind of dietary restriction, and you would probably … Continue reading

March 28, 2013 · 5 Comments

Live in the Moment

Best Moment Award Awarding the people who live in the moment, The noble who write and capture the best in life, The bold who reminded us what really mattered – Savoring … Continue reading

March 27, 2013 · 16 Comments

Fairy Fields, Oil paint on Textured Paperboard

I wanted to shake things up a bit here. You guys have gotten used to my same old, same old posts. I rant about fashion labels, I share opinions, I … Continue reading

March 26, 2013 · 4 Comments

A Conversation

Hi. (It has been so long, you don`t call me anymore. I don`t feel connected to you anymore, I`m not really sure who you are anymore.) Hi to you too. … Continue reading

March 25, 2013 · 6 Comments

The Leaves Of Paradise

Fate423 gave readers a challenge: make a five sentence story with the theme of paradise. So I did. Here it goes! The screen porch clacked as he rushed out, face … Continue reading

March 24, 2013 · 5 Comments

Fantastic Fritter

Whoopsie Daisy I know this was back in the day, before most of you even knew my blog existed, but I`m remembering some yummy pancakes I made earlier in the … Continue reading

March 23, 2013 · 13 Comments

A Story, Then.

ShrinksArentCheap</a> demanded a story from me. Well, actually, a story from anyone, as long as I didnt dare to comment on her poem. And so, being a gentlewoman, I complied. … Continue reading

March 22, 2013 · 7 Comments

Monster in The Closet

I thought you might want a break from the constant art based posts, so we can move onto interiors now. A specific interior, in fact. We are talking about the … Continue reading

March 21, 2013 · 2 Comments

I`d Like To Thank The Academy…

Versatile Blogger Award I am so honored to have received this award twice! First La Cartera nominated me, and now Amazing Star. I have such good blogging friends! It is … Continue reading

March 20, 2013 · 20 Comments

Out of The Shadows, Wire Sculpture

This wire sculpture is supposed to be a person rising from pain and brokenness. I suppose I made it en memorium of the time when I had depression, and the … Continue reading

March 19, 2013 · 14 Comments

The Versatile Blogger Award!

*march 21, 2013: I realized that I never actually got around to leaving a message on each awarded bloggers blog, so they probably don’t know they’ve had this all along! … Continue reading

March 19, 2013 · 5 Comments

On Parade!

Unfortunately, I missed the St. Patrick`s Day parade in Old Town Alexandria this year. It`s a real bummer, as they always put on quite a show! In an effort to … Continue reading

March 18, 2013 · 2 Comments

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