DIY at Chez Amazon

This Old House Heck, no, this isn’t my house. Just a historic one I took a photo of once. I couldn’t afford the mortgage or the upkeep on one of these babies. Any building that falls under the protection of a historical society, as this does, comes with a lot of special rules that normal […]

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My Other Life

Sometimes, I do other stuff besides write and draw for this blog.  Or work.  Or clean the house. Sometimes I make Art-with-a-capital-A.  I show it in galleries, I win the occasional award, I stand around at art shows drinking wine and eating sushi and stuff.  Before I get to the sushi, I have to create […]

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New Beginnings

The other day, I was writing out some exercise instructions for a patient. We had already practiced them together, so all I had to do was describe what we had just done so she could remember them well enough to do them on her own. I’m pretty good at describing things, even exercises, but there […]

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What’s Wrong With Pink? Plenty.

There’s something in the zeitgeist. Not only have I and some of my sistahs leveled critiques at the color pink, and all the insidious gender bias it drags with it into the culture of breast cancer awareness, but I’ve come upon many other women objecting publicly these last few weeks about pink in the culture […]

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