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red, she said

As I sit here waiting for my crimson red toenails to dry, I think about the color red. I’ve never worn red much except on my toes or perhaps, an occasional tube of lipstick. It’s not that I’m afraid of the intensity of the color, it’s just that it doesn’t work well with my coloring, except for maybe on halloween. Red, the color of stop ...

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quicksand

Hmm. You may have noticed that there hasn’t been much in the way of art stuff in this journal lately. To be honest, I’m deep in the middle of an artistic block. I’m still trying to re-align myself to a regular 35mm vs. a digital camera which has been a little frustrating. I really hate the fact that I can no longer preview what I ...

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Umm no thanks.

Ok, here is the last of my ramblings on my weekend. Please, people of the world, family, friends, etc. listen to me…. No funeral for me. If someone wants to throw a big ol’ memorial party complete with frozen fruity drinks and rockin’ music, then by all means go ahead…. but no weepy pledges to save any souls from eternal damnation… ..no preaching, no pleading, ...

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Goodbye

My aunt is gone. No one is really sure when she went. I do not believe that she suffered although she had certainly suffered plenty in her life. In the last 6 months, I have lost 2 very brave strong southern women that I admired much. I admired them for being caring and compassionate, brave, and cheerful in the face of very poor odds. They ...

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on conflict

Yesteday, I attended a class on conflict resolution. I am taking a bunch of these kinds of classes in hopes of bettering my communication style. The most interesting thing I learned about the class is my style of conflict management. I am a compromiser.To me, compromising makes sense, each of you get something that you want and give up something in return. However, it is ...

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