Top 3 Reasons to Clean Your Brushes

1  Clean brushes work better.  Do you have a brush that has makeup caked on?  A blush brush whose bristles are packed down to the core?  If this sounds familiar, your brush may be too far gone.  But before you toss it, give it a thorough cleaning to see if you can...

Lip Service: Part Deux

I find it fascinating how we teeter on the verge of discussing/not discussing the procedures and services we buy in to.  There’s a part of me that wants to keep secret and lay claim to “I was just born this way, and am aging gracefully/slowly.”  How...

Bird Songs 2017, Honoring Pete McKellar III.

Three weeks ago, Jim and I were invited to attend a special honorarium for our friend’s dad.  The event was held at the avian conservatory, Center for Birds of Prey, and was sponsored by our dear friend Peter McKellar of Harbor Contracting, in honor of his dad,...

Perfect Lip

The words of Shel Silverstein are in my head as I write this.  As he was forever looking for his Missing Piece, I’m forever looking for my Perfect Lip.  And although he eventually found his missing piece, I no longer hold out hope that I’ll find my perfect...

The Photographer Project: Diana Deaver

Portraits by Diana Deaver What’s your birthdate? August 9th 1980 When did you first pick up a camera?  Tell me about that.  When did you know you had a talent for photography?   I started playing with a friend’s nice camera in 2006. I bought my own first semi...

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