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Deep thoughts in my studio...

Deep thoughts in my studio...

  ... after spending the summer back in the U.S. with family and friends, I’m back in the studio, and back to working on my creative writing, too....
ME & Blue - August mix tape

ME & Blue - August mix tape

It’s back!  Summer tunes for your enjoyment.  I’ve been relishing in a fun vacation in the U.S. and this mix is inspired by a bit of nostalgia, fun...
Iceland (part 4)  - Spa day, the Blue Lagoon, hair conditioner & a quick watercolor.

Iceland (part 4) - Spa day, the Blue Lagoon, hair conditioner & a quick watercolor.

Last day in Iceland!  After exploring the Reykjanes Peninsula, checking out Puffin Birds, and the Golden Circle (kindof) it was time to chill out. ...
Iceland (part 3) - Glaciers, alpine flowers, and dodging tourists.

Iceland (part 3) - Glaciers, alpine flowers, and dodging tourists.

I have dreamed of Iceland.  For years.  In the late 90’s, Iceland was getting a major push in PR for tourism.  All of my magazines were full of tip...
Iceland (part 2) - Backroads, playing paparazzi with sheep, otherworldly landscapes and 24/7 sunlight.

Iceland (part 2) - Backroads, playing paparazzi with sheep, otherworldly landscapes and 24/7 sunlight.

On my recent trip to Iceland, tours with locals was on the agenda.  Like my friend, Robin and and her daughter Elizabeth, we were trying to absorb ...
Iceland (part 1)  - Puffin birds, art journaling on the go, street art and city bikes.

Iceland (part 1) - Puffin birds, art journaling on the go, street art and city bikes.

Iceland.  The land of Bjork, the Blue Lagoon and other worldly landscapes.  And Puffins, those cute little birds that look like a cross between a t...
ME & Blue - July mix tape.

ME & Blue - July mix tape.

I’m on a mix tape bender.  Delivered monthly to you via this blog and Spotify.  This month is inspired by long summer days, fun with best friends ...
Living like a local in London... 21 things I’ve learned.

Living like a local in London... 21 things I’ve learned.

London was calling for us for years.  Dave and I often would muse about what life would be like living here and even made a visit when I was pregna...
Entry level angst, inappropriate bus behavior & tall mountains.

Entry level angst, inappropriate bus behavior & tall mountains.

As a young girl, all I wanted to do was to work and travel and make money for cute clothes.  Check.  Those jobs started rolling in around 14.  Baby...
A tribute to Summer, the rock star kitty.

A tribute to Summer, the rock star kitty.

Meet the band, The Stardust Summer Experience.   (left) Pixie-Mae, the boxer - lead guitarist and head tail wagger.   (center) Bonnie-Blue, the gi...
Sitting on the fashion sidelines.

Sitting on the fashion sidelines.

I swam competitively for 7 years as a young girl.  But by the time I hit puberty, I was burnt out and more interested in music, fashion, and someth...