Have you seen La La Land? You should. It will inspire you. Here's why: Writers and artists can be sensitive people, right? We tack our work up on the wall for everyone to judge and hope someone, anyone, even if they're in the back of the room, gets what we were trying to do. It's... Continue Reading →
My Christmas Card Drawings Revealed
In three days Christmas will arrive whether we are ready or not. Three days! I'm psyching up for my last lap around Boulder for holiday gifts. I need to bake my annual cinnamon rolls and make a list to hit the grocery store. The good news? The illustrated Christmas cards are done and in the mail.... Continue Reading →
Win a Handmade Christmas Card!
It's time to guess and win a card! One of my Christmas traditions is to draw a family Christmas Card. It's almost done. I'm toying with adding something to the last drawing. Yes, there are three illustrations this year. No popups. Whew! I had to draw a line (pun intended) to save my sanity. A... Continue Reading →
Holiday Overachiever Meets Christmas Disasters
Like most of you, the holidays require time for planning, cooking, baking, shopping and celebrations. I add drawing illustrations to that list. No matter how organized, there's never enough time and mistakes can be made. Add four birthdays to the Lindau mix and my Type-A, overachiever, perfectionism is really tested. But that doesn't stop me... Continue Reading →
A Shia LaBeouf Hitchhiking Update #TAKEMEANYWHERE
Good morning Wild Riders and Happy Summer to you! Remember when I met Shia LaBeouf in May? Well he, Nastja Ronkko, and Luke Turner have been hitchhiking since May 23rd. Every day, they have posted their new coordinates at noon on Twitter and have taken a ride from whomever picks them up first. GPS placed... Continue Reading →
On Lockdown with Shia LaBeouf #TAKEMEANYWHERE
Shia LaBeouf and I hung out last Sunday. The afternoon stretched to more than three hours when two shootings occurred right outside the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art. I thought it was some rude person tapping on the wall. Nope. Police crime taped the area and placed everyone in the building on lockdown. Most of... Continue Reading →
No, Means NO!
Vexed Man - Self-portrait sculpted in 1770 by Franz Messerschmidt Messerschmidt had a pretty fantastic sense of humor. I had to take a photo of his sculpture at The Getty Museum in Los Angeles. It cracked me up. He looks like someone who reeeeeeally doesn't want to do something. I only have one question. How... Continue Reading →
When Life Imitates Art
Danny and I embrace our weirdness and dress up as Morticia and Gomez Addams every Halloween. I find it transformational when donning a wig, applying dark makeup and slipping into Morticia's character for the night. I remember the original drawings of The Addams Family created by Charles Samuel Addams. He had an interesting fascination of the macabre and drew over... Continue Reading →
Discovering the Past to Understand the Future
Sometimes discoveries from our past can help us understand our journey to the present and the road between. No matter how we envision our future, it never turns out like we imagined. When retrieving my daughter's birthday presents, I discovered a long ago forgotten and deteriorating cardboard box hidden in the dark corner of my... Continue Reading →
The Big Reveal and WINNERS!
Holiday traditions are different for everyone. Some cut down their own Christmas trees while others host huge holiday gatherings. I don't have time for that. I'm too busy crafting my greeting cards. Now that most of them are in the mail, I can relax and focus on the rest of my Christmas traditions, like shopping,... Continue Reading →