Seasons change. I am ready to embrace autumn. I live in the southwestern United States. I am ready for lessened intensity. I want to experience the gentle warmth of the season and the lengthened slant of light that provides respite from intensity. Leaves even turn to the … [Read more...] about Autumnal Thoughts
Welcome to the witchy, bitchy month of October! Witchy? Yes. In the U.S., the lead-up to Halloween is huge business-wise and excitement-wise for the young and young at heart. But witches are often considered to be female and bad. This "women = X is bad" must be rejected. … [Read more...] about History Between Harvest and Hunter's Moon
We're launching! Does that mean everything works well on the site. Nope. Please, please, please let me know if you encounter a sign-up that doesn't work or a link that leads to no where. I am setting up this site myself, because, well, that is just how I do things. I fully … [Read more...] about Launching Amid the Chaos of Creativity
We are still in second summer here in Tucson. Unfortunately that doesn't mean I live in a fantasy land, a Shire where there are second breakfasts and such, though that would be nice. The reality of Autumn expectations rarely match up to the calendar or cultural expectations … [Read more...] about Where Does Beautiful, Poignant Autumn Begin?
I love playing with graphics. I talk about this love at least once a week it seems. So even though I posted some images yesterday, I want to share some textures I created. Yes, I am working on an Autumn-themed project. I created these images using Gimp, a free to download, … [Read more...] about Freebie Digital Background Images and Textures