Author Archives: Art for Housewives

About Art for Housewives

I want to make my life photogenic!

A Wreath of Oranges

Orange wreath at Recuerda mi Corazon Why not make a wreath for the holidays? Tutorial HERE Advertisements

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When love leaves without you

This morning I had the radio on full blast. Bruce was singing “ nobody knows honey where love goes but when it goes it’s gone gone “.  Sofia no doubt would have agreed. Sofia Tolstoy (1844-1919) was just a babe in the … Continue reading

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Why not write the unthinkable?

A Capricorn like me, Lynda Barry grew up in a racially mixed neighborhood in Seattle. She herself was a blend of Irish, Norwegian and Filipino. Unfortunately, diversity only created conflict. Looking for distractions from her unhappy family life, Lynda started … Continue reading

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Volver the Cat and Emoticons

Volver is our cat.  We talk to him all the time and he understands us.  When he is scratching the furniture and we say NO, he stops scratching.  When it’s time to eat, we say PAPPA* and he comes running. … Continue reading

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Beatrice Wood shocks herself

Not all diaries are meant for long wordy entries.  But it takes talent to sum up the day’s events in one sentence. “A Line A Day” diaries are set up in such a way that each day of the month … Continue reading

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Living in a world of voyeurs

Are you looking at your TV or is your TV looking at you? A few years ago, Jason Huntley became suspicious when he noticed that TV commercials seemed to be especially tailored for him and his family.  With the use … Continue reading

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The Empty Page

 There was an empty page in my diary and its emptiness disturbed me.  Poor page, I thought, it must feel lonely.  So I decided to fill it up. I was thinking about that page while riding the tram one afternoon. … Continue reading

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