In Love with Corvids, Part Deux

You may remember back when I was in the states this summer, I was inspired to make some drawings of ravens and crows after getting to know a family of them outside our cabin in the Hocking Hills. I have been playing around with more images of crows and a medium I haven’t experimented with since high school. As always, these pieces are all available … Continue reading In Love with Corvids, Part Deux

New Business Name! Pith and Root Studio

I am pleased to announce that I have changed the name of my Etsy shop and blog! From now on, I’m calling my business and shop Pith and Root Studio. I have mulled this step over for about a year. When I first opened my Etsy shop, I thought the best thing would be to use my own name, figuring that an artist’s name is their brand. That’s … Continue reading New Business Name! Pith and Root Studio

Buy Art, Help the Homeless… Or just help the homeless

15% of all sales from my Etsy shop from now through the New Year’s will be donated to Miriam’s Kitchen. Read on for more about this great organization and other ways to help those less fortunate this holiday season.  This year, my husband and I decided to divide our charitable support for food banks in our two hometowns, Farmington, New Mexico and Columbus, Ohio, along with Miriam’s Kitchen, … Continue reading Buy Art, Help the Homeless… Or just help the homeless

Get a Good Shave

This year, I gave my husband the gift of old-fashioning shaving for his birthday. An initial set of soap in a ceramic bowl, a shaving brush and aftershave gave way to Ebay purchases of vintage travel razors and a wide array of different blades and other accoutrements. I am not complaining. It all smells wonderful and his skin is amazingly soft. It also brings back … Continue reading Get a Good Shave