(POUND in the park, practicing handstands, bike blended smoothie at Moberi, my POUND Possee at Firelight Yoga, and sunset dancer pose)
This past May was a-MAY-zing! On May 15th I completed the Firelight Yoga Challenge – 30 times in 40 days – and I was half way thru the POUND Highway to Well Challenge. Highway to Well is both a fitness and eating clean challenge for the month of May. The “rules of the road” were to exercise for a minimum of 15 min per day, 6 days a week, and eat clean. Eating clean guidelines were: Read More
The past 100 days I have been participating in #The100DayProject, and sharing my hand-lettering progress along the way. This was so much fun, and SUPER challenging to keep up with this project on a daily basis. In the end, I had a total of 76 posts but I was drawing almost every day. Sometimes not everything is meant for sharing on social media! Read More
(Mother’s Day card, National Handwriting Day phrase – both hand-lettered by me)
Last Spring, I was lucky enough to attend an event at Tillamook Station, put together by WeMakePDX, featuring Jessica Hische. Not only is her work amazing, she has a silly and playful personality to compliment it.
This past weekend, I went to my second event with WeMakePDX, a Lettering Workshop with Nathan Yoder. We watched the artist sketch while learning about his process, as the group joined in the fun of sketching. Read More
July 31st, we (Nick, the half to my whole, and I) left in the middle of Portland Summer to venture into Melbourne, Australia mid-Winter to work for 3 months. Leaving Summer to enter Winter wasn’t ideal, but we couldn’t pass up this great opportunity to work and live in Australia. Plus we knew we would soon be rewarded with traveling in the tropics.
Once Portland summer arrives, all great ambitions of writing blog posts are tossed out the window. As I now find myself exploring a new city (Melbourne, Australia) at the end of its winter, it’s about time that I check this one off of my to do list!
Here are my Top 10 Reasons that I LOVE PDX: Read More
Last July I attended the Creative Mornings talk hosted by Brad Cloepfil, founder of Allied Works Architecture. He divided his talk into 4 ways of “pursuing what architecture can reveal” – The Physical, The Visceral, The Luminous and The Perceptual. Read More