Friday, May 24, 2019

Still Blogging

Helloooo.

Does anyone read blogs anymore?

In an ideal world, I would refresh and revitalize this blog.  I'm not exactly sure how that would go, as my life (and focus?) is so drastically different than it was 13 years ago when I first started publishing here.  So I will start by trying to update more and go from there... might possibly try to clean up old posts as well.

While you wait (HAH), you can check out my latest hobby..... drumroll.... handlettering!!  What in the world is that, you ask?  It's basically word art. 

It was a goal of mine to try to learn modern calligraphy this year, so at the end of December, I bought this lovely book, a couple of pens, and started practicing.  And once I started, I became interested in mixing fonts, mediums, etc.  So it's been quite fun learning.  The best part of this is that I can chip away a little at a time, so I can do something here and there, which is important because... well, two small kids occupy the majority of my life space right now.  I'd eventually like to use these powers for good... erm, I mean... I'd like to make things and be useful in my kids' schooling adventures.

Check out my progress on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/julien4l/

I have a forthcoming post regarding my latest fitness endeavors.  Nothing too crazy, but if you want to see this mom of two ride the strugglebus, stay tuned!