Well. I have taken a long purposeful break from this site and every year I renew my domain and then don’t write. Things are in flux and times are weird and my kids are growing up. I feel like in the past my writing, or lack thereof, has been purposeful and in a way, a controlled communication device. I’m not terribly eloquent but as an introvert I’m constantly trapped in my own head. I’m thinking about transitioning this blog to be my outlet for that, rather than just cute-sy pictures and random updates. There will always be cute pictures and randomness, let’s be real honest. I also have many old posts that I wrote in a moment of big feelings and then never published – why is that? 2019 me is trying to worry less about what people think about me and my opinions; especially here… this is my space.
My biggest blog fan, Uncle Richard, passed away recently. He made comments on most of my posts. I only met him once but he really understood the importance of family and connection and for that his commentary will be missed.
This picture is here because I like it. This artist made a few similar dog pictures and now anyone can download the high-res version of the images from The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s website for freeeeee. I really like art but I don’t know much about it at all. This artist also made a lot of art I strongly dislike, so there’s that. Not even excellent artists can please everyone all the time!