Yesterday I painted the spice cabinet door with blackboard paint. It's quite dark but I like the idea of having a place for children to draw and for me to make grocery listst. Eli is skeptical of the dark door, but he's never liked change.
My journal began as a virtual baby book for my children and has shifted recently to include my daily life as a mother and a woman emerging from the early years of small children. I no longer bemoan my lack of a creative life, on closer observation it is all a creation.