Happy Saturday afternoon and welcome to today’s promotional awareness. I dare to write such a post because its fundraising week at WDVX and WUOT, so maybe just maybe you’ll have a little more tolerance for such ploys here. May I draw your attention to a couple of things that are in my own interest and possibly [...] Continue Reading »
Because of the truck incident (see Wake Up Call) we didn’t get to go to the Hamilton family reunion this year. Levon worked that day and I felt rather mopey so I called Grandmother on the hill to hear about what food she was bringing. My Aunt Gail answered and we talked about the karaoke [...] Continue Reading »
When I nurse Addair Kentucky I listen to podcasts and one of my favorites is On Being. The last one I listened to was with poet/philosopher John O’Donohue. The thing that sticks with me is his definition of beauty. He talks about it as a homecoming. To quote him he says beauty is, “a homecoming [...] Continue Reading »
And boy have I learned a lot. I know how to fold and fasten a cloth diaper, how to swaddle up a youngun, install a carseat, and how to nurse while lying down. Sixteen weeks ago I had no idea just how perfunctory these things are. For me, parenting is a giant stretch toward being [...] Continue Reading »
[ from a. addair who is listening to Keb' Mo' (Keep It Simple) ] Betwixt holding a creativity workshop, having company at our house this week, and incessant broadcasting of new Etsy listings to social media networks I feel like I’ve said my share for a while. For the rest of the day I think [...] Continue Reading »
[ from a. addair who is listening to Spirit Family Reunion (Spirit Family Reunion) ] whats on my mind. frustration. at little logistics and a messy home and levon. learning about childbirth could write about my latest work need to promote it broke and sick of it. could write about levon’s job but won’t. creativity, [...] Continue Reading »
(co authored by Levon and Ashley who are listening to a Circle Modern Dance rehearsal in the Mason Jar) Ashley: Today I do not feel….. good Levon: (thinking this isn’t the start I was looking for) Ashley: I’m not sure what the problem is but I don’t like anything. I can’t paint. And I, that’s [...] Continue Reading »
[ from a. addair who is listening to The Last Shadow Puppets (The Age of the Understatement - Acoustic EP) ] You can view the first two paintings at the Knoxville Arts and Fine Crafts Center, the last will be hanging at the Emporium’s Emerging Artists show in March.