Sunday, July 29, 2012

My Life As Art

I once read that a girl has grown into her 'authentic' self around the age of ten. Then, with the desire to be popular among her peer, she begins to manipulate herself to fit the vision of the observer.

I had a wee different experience in that I was my most authentic self until reaching age 23, but then shifting to meet the vision of my husband's expectation, I began to play the role of 'executive wife', then mother and business woman.

I was able to hold on to certain aspects of my 'authentic' self through sheer will-power and determination but certainly great chunks of

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Royals of Thistle Cottage Studios

Watching the Royal Wedding of Kate and Wills, I was mesmerized by the hats worn to the event. If you love hats, you are going to adore the ones designed by Elsie of Thistle Cottage Studios!