Monthly Archives: December 2011

Final Moments of 2011

Good bye 2011.. You were a good year, the year I got married and graduated school.  In fact just a few posts ago I made a list of all of the good things about you.  Sometimes at the end of a year, one believes it is necessary to go out with a big bang.  Chris […]

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hometownless

I wish that I were from somewhere…

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The Jesus Prayer

When I was young, I prayed unceasingly.  Truly. Certainly part of this stemmed from my belief that God was always watching me and I either needed His help or I needed to explain my behavior.  Mostly I needed help. I also prayed out of a very big need for acceptance and connection. I came to […]

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A list of things I have done this year…for when I think I’ve I’ve done nothing..

in no particular order… 1. got married 🙂 in our church and had a lovely reception at the Podkrepa 2. graduated college 3. went to Washington DC 4. went wine tasting in a school bus 5. visited Crater Lake 6. had a painting get accepted into a show 7. went to the coast for Valentine’s […]

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day two

of no wheat…yay me.. every journey begins with a single small step

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A little holiday spinning

                        while waiting for paint to dry, literally, in my art studio…I spun some alpaca. The wool is courtesy of my alpacas Sante and Cyclone.  I had give up my boys when I moved to the city, but I have load of their wool […]

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no more wheat..I mean it this time

I have promised myself countless times that I would be good. I am wheat intolerant.  I can’t eat it without bad things happening. I know this. But time and time again, I eat it anyway. And suffer. I eat it anyway for so many reasons… 1. I like bread and pasta 2. I like beer […]

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December in Portland

I finished school. Really finished it…as in got a degree finished. I can only say I am relieved.  As much I know that going to college is a privilege, as much as art school is really a luxury, I am relieved.  School stresses me out.  I wish it had been different, that I could have […]

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