An alternative title might read, “GETTING YOUR ART DONE” I met with a financial advisor yesterday because, well, I could use some financial advice. I doubt anyone thinks I look perfect from the outside, but I do have a lot … Continued
As the first mural comes to a close, I’m focusing on releasing. Releasing your work into the world as an artist, a craftsman, a maker of any kind can be a thrilling experience. Lately I’ve been holding on so tightly … Continued
Waaaaay back in the spring, at Trail Days 2016, I went around trying to get an idea of the most helpful people on the trail. In my mind, those were the people I wanted to give free murals to. Initially … Continued
So, you guys, it looks like I hike a lot faster than I write. I finished hiking to Harper’s Ferry last week. I kept a journal every day. I condensed them into the blog posts. In my released blog posts, … Continued
I used to think I didn’t kill things. Isn’t that sweet? That was before I started backpacking. “LAND, B**CH!!” Is what I found myself screaming at a horse fly that was taunting me for a mile uphill today. I noticed … Continued
On my daily updates that pinpoint my exact location, I include a family friend who’s hiked an awful lot. After my first update, he sends me a mesaage. He said among other things, don’t get too confident.
I had a nightmare that last night. I dreamed that I was moving in slow motion, like molasses oozing through ice cubes. I was moving so slow that–in my dream–I was stuck for ANOTHER week, this time in Damascus.
Wednesday I posted a video on my instagram called “CHIP DANCE!” In it, I jump up and down on a bag of chips, Larry barks, the bag explodes chips on the floor, and I frantically exclaim, “chip control, chip control!!” … Continued
“Planning Patty” is NOT my trail name…