something I’m working on

Be kind to others. You can disagree without being cruel. There is a difference between standing up for what you believe, and shoving your opinion down someone’s throat so hard they choke.

art and relationship thoughts

I didn’t finish Inktober. I kind of realized that I wasn’t putting enough effort into making good art, and I’d rather take the time to make it good. I don’t have a lot of free time currently due to work and school, but eh… That’s the way it goes sometimes. I’ve been cleaning my ex-boyfriend…

Inktober! (sketches #1-2)

I totally forgot about Inktober! I haven’t participated before, but several of my friends have. I did two today because I missed yesterday. You can find more info about Inktober here, and you can also follow me on Instagram at readyplayerart3mis (yes, I exchanged Facebook for another social media site). 😑 These are definitely not my…

life without Facebook

I deactivated my Facebook account a couple of weeks ago. Shocking, isn’t it? I’ve had a Facebook account since it came out, back in the days when it was only meant for college students. I’ve tried to go without it several times before, but I was just too addicted. I also used it to keep…

this is how nerds have fun

I apparently forgot to blog about some fun little things I did over the summer. I’ve been on a quest to find new things I like. So, onwards! I bought myself flowers. Why not? They were pretty and inexpensive, and I got to enjoy them on my table for a few days. I painted my…

how to have back to school success!

I’m really glad to be back in school. I’m currently working on my undergraduate degree.  I didn’t have good study habits in high school, and that didn’t serve me well when I did College Part One ten years ago. Therefore, now that I’m older and a bit wiser, I’m trying to train myself to have…

how to refinish painted wood furniture

After making all those painted flowerpots, I started thinking about better utilizing my vertical space. I needed plant stands, but those can get pricey. I first tried wire shelving as a cheap solution, but I thought the look was too utilitarian and cluttered. I then decided to look for something cheap, decorative, and of good…

how to paint a terra cotta pot

Indoor and outdoor plants are a great way to bring some color and fresher air into your home. Green is a calming color, and having plants around can help boost your mood. In addition, plants help clean the air. So if you have houseplants, this is a wonderful way to keep your home from smelling…

aquarium drama: a death, a murder, and a tyrannical tank dictator

It’s been way too long since I updated regarding my fish (because normally their day to day lives are pretty much the same).  The murder: In June, my female molly, Chell, beat up her mate, Bowie, ripping his caudal fin to shreds. She stopped letting him eat, and when I found him, he was nearly…