Author Archives: lifepainter

New Kindle Affectionada

Yes, I’ve joined the ranks of Kindle fans.  My husband got me a Kindle 3 for Christmas and I’ve been looking at books I can download and read.  Finding blogs and helpful websites on internet that list free Kindle books … Continue reading

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From Spaces to Press

Looks like Windows Live Spaces has moved it’s spaces over to WordPress.   I hadn’t used the Spaces much at all as you can tell by the limited number of posts since 2004.  Might be fun to grow this into … Continue reading

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Thrift Find – Pink Kimono

More thift find sharing.  I don’t think this kimono is vintage, but I liked the pattern and color.  For now I have it on hanger on closet door to please my eyes when I wake up in morning.  Later I … Continue reading

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Big Blue Bottles

On the return route home from our Mother’s Day drive to Cathlamet and Puget Island last weekend, we stopped at an Antique Shop we have bypassed on our several trips south.  The house and location was a dairy farm, per … Continue reading

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Crocheted Open Weave Mesh Scarf for Spring

Looking for a light weight spring season type scarf to crochet, I came across pattern for open weave mesh scarf.  First I tried the pattern on some ribbon yarn my mother had brought for me, but I would have needed … Continue reading

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Colorful Palette of Scarves

I can’t help it, in my thrifting, when I run across a colorful scarf that appeals to me I just have to add it to my collection.   I don’t wear them very frequently, mostly when I have reason to dress … Continue reading

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In the Pink – oil painting

My most recent oil painting drying in the kitchen.  I didn’t name the painting ‘in the pink’, although it does have pink tones in the sky and water.  But sitting on my pink formica table with chrome pink chairs, ‘in … Continue reading

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Illustrated Recipes Shout Out at Craftzine blog

Excerpt from Crafzine blog post : I was telling my friend about this practice, and she asked if I had ever visited the site Recipe Look. I hadn’t … but I’m so glad she pointed me to it! It is … Continue reading

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Can we make it?

Don Delillo’s White Noise. “Here we are… knowing all these great things after centuries of progress but what can we do…? Can we make a refrigerator? Can we even explain how it works? What is electricity? What is light?… Name … Continue reading

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Law of the Garbage Truck

One day I hopped in a taxi and we took off for the airport. We were driving in the right lane when suddenly a black car jumped out of the parking space right in front of us. My taxi driver … Continue reading

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