The Photography Class Thing

Something exciting happened this week — I started a four-week photography course at the Houston Center for Photography! I’ve been wanting to do one for my job for a while, and I finally gave up on the place where I usually take my classes ever doing a digital photo class again so I found this one…

Checking in again

Well, here I go again with the very irregular posting. See why blog consistently for 6 months is one of my Things? It will take some real effort. Granted, I do have a few good reasons for not being on top of my Things lately. I picked up some side work and it’s been gratifying…

Reading more

Another two books marked as finished! First, The Good Mother Myth: Redefining Motherhood, edited by Avital Norman Nathman. This book was excellent. It was different writers, all mothers, deconstructing ideas around internet-driven ideal of the Good Mother. You know the one–Pinterest-perfect meals and crafts and home decor, always put together, always saying and doing the…

Awesome Chocolate Cookies

I’ve been busy with Things and life and work and chasing my awesome baby all over the house. In the midst of that, I made another Smitten Kitchen recipe: Brownie Roll Out Cookies. They were fun to make. Unfortunately, I didn’t take a lot of pictures. A picture from the cookbook, the dry ingredients, and…