Monday, December 31, 2018

Rach and Jay's Superstitious Rules for New Year's Eve/Day

1. Top off your larder.
2. Kiss at the stroke of midnight.
3. Your first footer (or Lucky Bird) of the year must be tall, dark, and handsome (blonde or red headed is bad luck). Lucky Bird must come inside bearing a coin, some bread, and some salt.  They have to knock and be invited in.
4. Nothing should leave the house on January 1st, not even garbage.
5. Eat black eyed peas on New Years Day.
6. Do not do laundry or bathe on New Years Day.
7. Make a loud noise and let the old year out through an open door at midnight on New Years Eve.
8. Have a baby on New Years Day, if possible.
9. Watch The Hudsucker Proxy on New Years Eve.

"You know...for kids.. "

Thursday, August 03, 2017

Emotional Interpretation of Easter Egg

This is my emotional interpretive dance GIF of a plastic egg, awakening to its chocolate destiny on Easter.  (I am the egg.)

Click the link above to see the full GIF.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

With a love so rare and true

My husband and I were having an intense and profound conversation about the consequences of substituting the word SHMOO for the words "blue", "new", and "you" in song titles...or really, you could try it with any word that has the oo sound.

My Aim is Shmoo
Peggy Shmoo
Behind Shmoo Eyes
Folsom Prison Shmoo
Shmoo Moon
Tangled Up in Shmoo
Runaround Shmoo

You know, like that.  Try it.  It's fun.

*I invite you to do an internet image search for The Shmoo, in case you don't remember what Shmoo is.

Monday, February 20, 2017

There's a lot going on

I have added a lot of new things to one of my other creative blogs, Records by Rachro.

Lately, I've been infatuated with creating tiny landscapes, poured paintings, alcohol ink, resin, electricity, dominoes, and all kinds of crazy stuff.

You are cordially invited to come and see for yourself.
Go now!  Come back soon!

Thursday, December 22, 2016


Here's a fun video that we (mostly Jay, but I helped) made to go with one of his awesome songs with his band, Cheek.  It doesn't seem like slow motion, but it actually is.
We lucked out with the timing and weirdness of that ending.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

It's true.  Faces are everywhere.
This one was in the bathroom stall at Mt. Rainier National Park.

We are the village green preservation society

I had an explosion of extra succulent babies this winter.  All the babies had babies.  So now I am painting the cutest little 4” pot s...