Okay, my last blog was mega angry and I posted a poem condemning guns. I was simply SICK of mass shootings in America's schools (still am...and I stand by my poem 100%). But I'll try to post some lighter material/pretty photos/fluff this time. Goodness, we could all use a break from trauma and despair -- … Continue reading Charm As Cheap As Table Salt
June 16th, 2017 5:45 p.m. Less than two hours ago, I was drowning. No one was around. I was paddling frantically, and each time my face barely broke above the surface, my mouth filled with dirty lake water as I attempted to scream or draw a quick, panicked breath before I sank back down into … Continue reading Far Out…What A Day, A Year, A Life It Is.
Above: pretty accurate representation of the average online dating profile pic -- mine included. God bless. So yeah...I tried online dating for a few months. OkCupid, to be exact. I recently erased my profile, but before I ran (crying and screaming) from the insanity, I had a little fun and updated my info. While … Continue reading The Truth, The Whole Truth, And Nothing But The Truth
Oh mi gato. LIFE. IS. DIFFERENT. #EmptyNest Many people have asked about Lana. She is fine...now. The oral surgery became a fiasco, since she had an adverse reaction to the anesthetic. Puking without end, amen amen. Buckets of vomit. There was an actual VOMIT BUCKET, used often. It was just pitiful. But of course, she … Continue reading I Don’t Mind You Coming Here Wasting All My Time
above: Lana, front and on the 50, doing her color guard thing with the MHS band. Halftime show, homecoming 2014.To my daughter, who didn't make homecoming court, Like many girls across the country, you felt sad when you weren’t chosen to be a member of your school’s homecoming court. I hope you don’t think I’m … Continue reading I’m Miss World. Somebody Kill Me.
Today I turned 39, and 39 feels just fine. 🙂 #BirthdayGirl #Vegan #LoveYourAge #LoveYourBody #LoveTheAnimals #LoveTheEarth Photo taken by my daughter Lana, at Lake DeGray. ❤ I feel strong, grounded, and happy this year. Here's hoping I'm lucky enough to get at least 39 more. -- Jenn x
Did some more polaroiding with vintage cameras. The model/muse this time was my daughter. She had to hang upside-down for quite some time for me to get the shot. She was patient and amazing, as always. The above photo was inspired by the work of Ray in the late 1920's. Moved by a general idea/pose, I … Continue reading The Birds In Your Garden Sang The Truth