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Around Here: September 2021

Hello, friends! Here is a little bit about life around here right now:

What are you working on?

I am leaning into my sketchbook practice at the moment. 

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It's nothing profound, but it feels good to be doing some directed explorations.

What are you loving?

I look forward to a new episode of Ted Lasso every Friday.  The writing is great.  The characters are complicated and interesting.  The show is full of pathos.

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If you haven't watched it yet, give it a go.  It lives up to all the hype.

How is the baby?

He's not much of a baby anymore.  He's 22-months-old -- almost a two-year-old!  I think I should start calling him a little boy.

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He's still the sweetest little guy and so loving.  The transition to 3-days-a-week of daycare hasn't been easy for us, but we are working on it and it's getting better.  COVID makes things a bit more difficult than usual as parents aren't allowed into the school at all. We've found the books Llama Llama Misses Mama and Rosie Goes to Pre-School to be very helpful. If you have any other book suggestions, let me know!

Current art crush?

Okay, so this isn't really a single person.  It's an aesthetic.  I follow a shop in Australia called, Jumbled -- their instagram handle is "jumbledonline."  I love almost everything that they sell in their shop.  And while I'm probably not heading to Australia any time soon, I love being inspired by the artwork and design pieces that they sell.  Here's a small sampling:

They sell the work of so many talented artists and there's also such a wonderful sense of joy and fun in all of their posts.  I love seeing what they're sharing every day.  Their posts make me happy.

So, there you have it!  That's the scoop on life around here at the moment. I hope that you are looking forward to Halloween as much as I am!

Thanks for stopping by! 

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