Minimalist Baby Registry

Posted on Jun 20, 2020 in Blog, life, offspring | No Comments
Minimalist Baby Registry

I’ll start by saying, don’t be worried that there are one or more magical items that you truly need to have a happy baby/life with baby. It is different for everyone, and baby needs a parent or parents most of all! So as long as you are there, everything will be okay. But, since I […]

That Statue Isn’t History; It’s a Hate Crime

Posted on Jun 15, 2020 in antiracism, Blog | No Comments
That Statue Isn’t History; It’s a Hate Crime

One of the most common and misguided memes I have seen family and Facebook friends sharing lately implies that those wishing to raze confederate and other racist statues are somehow, therefore, wanting and trying to delete history. Some of the memes challenge the viewer to leave the statues so that we may learn from them […]

33 Weeks and Things are Not Great with Al A. Poopy

Posted on Apr 21, 2020 in Blog, life, offspring | No Comments
33 Weeks and Things are Not Great with Al A. Poopy

I’m not even ready to share this with everyone, but writing helps me, so I figured I would start a post draft that I will share when and if I’m ready (or maybe after all of this is over? I don’t know).  I’ve known my pregnancy is “high risk” for some time now, but today […]

Being 31 Weeks Pregnant During a Pandemic

Posted on Mar 18, 2020 in Blog, life, offspring | No Comments
Being 31 Weeks Pregnant During a Pandemic

It’s been a month since my last post/pregnancy update, and things around us are rapidly changing with Covid-19. I hope you are all doing well and are able to social distance and take care of yourselves and your families. This is certainly a unique time to be going through a pregnancy. I’m going to talk […]

It Takes a Village to Raze a Mother: Musings on the Artist/Parent/Academic Network and Pregnancy Updates at 27 Weeks

Posted on Feb 18, 2020 in art, Blog, life, offspring, Uncategorized | One Comment
It Takes a Village to Raze a Mother: Musings on the Artist/Parent/Academic Network and Pregnancy Updates at 27 Weeks

I’ve been wanting to update again for a while, but time is very cramped. I don’t even have the time now! But I will begin this, and save a draft, and keep it going over time until it’s done enough to share. It’s honestly been a month since I began writing this, but whatever it […]

More Piss, Less Vinegar

Posted on Jan 10, 2020 in Blog, life, offspring | No Comments
More Piss, Less Vinegar

Warning to those who may be sensitive to such, don’t read on if you don’t want to hear about all of my bodily fluids and some pregnancy/delivery horrors. So, that being said, I’m continuing on with answering the request by one of our friends to share more about the parts of pregnancy no one talks […]

Pregnancy Piss and Vinegar

Posted on Jan 8, 2020 in Blog, life, offspring | No Comments
Pregnancy Piss and Vinegar

A dear friend of mine requested to hear about all the down and dirty shit of pregnancy that folks don’t normally talk about, so I’ll give you my gripes and realest reals I can here. My first time around, I spent a lot of time trying to make a show of not being pregnant. Writing […]

Print Nugget 2: Al A. Poopy’s Revenge!

Posted on Jan 7, 2020 in Blog, life, offspring | 3 Comments
Print Nugget 2: Al A. Poopy’s Revenge!

We announced to the world on Christmas Day, 2019, that we are expecting a second child in May 2020. Its due date is May 17th, to be exact, the day after our University’s Spring Commencement. We had been debating have a second child for some time, and are thankful to have many privileges that afford […]

How to Brew Your Own Kombucha, Flavor It, and Care for Your Mother

Posted on Apr 6, 2019 in Blog, food porn | No Comments
How to Brew Your Own Kombucha, Flavor It, and Care for Your Mother

Well, I can’t teach you to care for your actual mother, as the title of this post may imply, but I can give you notes on how to brew, bottle, and flavor your own kombucha as well as tips on growing your own starter and caring for scobies. Below is my recipe for Kombucha, handed […]

The Reading List, 4th Edition

Posted on Jan 28, 2019 in art, Blog, Readings | No Comments
The Reading List, 4th Edition

Another post in my journey to document previous reading suggestions on the Facebook Group, Printmaking Professors Network. You can see all of these posts under the category “Readings” here, http://orangebarrelindustries.com/main/category/blog-2/readings/.  I’ve been sharing my progress in documenting this back onto the Printmaking Professors Network, so I’ll begin today’s list with a comment by Phyllis McGibbon […]