I love finding artists who make me gasp in amazement. Rachel's work does just that. She captures in clay and plaster delicate details of the natural world. "Rachel Dein’s method of plaster casting captures everyday objects in a unique and delicate way. She makes impressions in wet clay, and then pours plaster directly over it. … Continue reading Tactile Studio
image by Mrs. Bovary This month I would like you to meet Abigail, the Belsize Bovary. Artist/Illustrator, Wife, Mother, and Sociopathic Hostess. On her blog she tells it like it is about pregnancy, fashion and the complexities of mother/womanhood. She's giving away all our secrets. She needs to be stopped. But until she is, you … Continue reading Meet The Belsize Bovary
When I was last in London the Shard was just being built. Next time I'm "in town" this is definitely on the list of where to go! The View From the Top It's worth it to plug-in your headphones to get the full immersive experience!
Sorry it's late folks, we were on the road yesterday. The Graveyard Book Bod is a child raised by the occupants of a graveyard and his godfather, Silas a vampire, after his family is murdered by an assassin. And you thought being in your family was weird...try being the only one alive. Go to Neil … Continue reading Halloween Advent: Day 17
Let me tell you about the time I almost killed my husband in the Paris metro. As I was packing to go on my first European vacation I suffered a common but serious illness. I completely freaked out! I did not want to look like the silly American tourist, in short I didn't want to … Continue reading How I learned to pack light: Part 1
I bought the handkerchiefs at MUJI I got fabric that reminded me of each of our apartments in both cities. The red for Paris and the blue for London. They are each about 20x20. Plus, I put a little X on the maps where our apartments are.