Category Archives: Money

The Business of Art

According to Feng Shui, the Wealth area is in the far left corner from the entrance. I considered this when I decided to move my art table in the studio. Originally, I had my largest earning activity (bookkeeping) in that … Continue reading

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The Art of Longing

I have and I hear numerous conversations that begin with the words “as soon as”. As soon as I have the time, I’m going to promote my Etsy shop… as soon as I have the money, I’m going to buy … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season of the Jolly Wanter

She said they weren’t that expensive a good price, really, and so she bought the teardrop earrings with her lunch money because isn’t it true, that beauty feeds us… forgetting that last week she bought the shoes the week before … Continue reading

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Room to Move

I don’t remember the exact conversation, but I do remember this one line from Kelly, my writing buddy: A person needs to have ease in their life. I remember feeling lost for a moment. I was trying to imagine… I’m … Continue reading

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Starting Out in the Evening

This year is one of my “decade” years — I’ll be turning 60 in September. Actually, I find it hard to believe. Is it possible that so many years have slipped under the bridge? The title of this post has … Continue reading

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Just Say Yes

In March of 1976, I rented an industrial sewing machine for $36.00 per month. Rental applied toward purchase if I decided to continue and continue I did. This week I am celebrating 36 years of fabricating custom marine canvas. At the time,  … Continue reading

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More about Efficiency

In the time it takes to boil a pot of water and brew a cup of  Teechino for my morning commute, I can wash and dry the breakfast dishes, put on a load of laundry and put away my clothes … Continue reading

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