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I am a breastfeeding, baby wearing, nature loving artist and mother. Share the journey with me as a.. new single mother to Kaegan and watch me reach my artistic goals.

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  • PETAs Sexiest Vegan Next Door 2013
    on Mar 11, 2013
    Photography by TinajaynePlease vote for me for PETA’s Sexiest Vegan Next Door 2013!    Here is why:In my early years, I never felt comfortable.  I would look into the mirror, and all I would see was an ugly person.  I struggled...
  • Film
    on Sep 13, 2011 in photography Film
    All of these were taken on 35mm with either my Minolta XG-A or my Olympus OM-G.Additionally, one roll was from March of 2010! What a surprise to see my big boy so little, not even one yet!  ...
  • Movie
    on Aug 2, 2011 in movie
  • Exploring the Library
    on Jul 19, 2011
    A new library opened up this past weekend in our hometown. ...
  • Modest Mouse
    on Jul 4, 2011
    My old friend from high school and I have reconnected.  It feels great to catch up with old friends!  Anyway, he was super awesome and treated, and when I say treated, I mean TREATED me to MODEST MOUSE!  And beer. The concert was AMAZI...
  • on Jul 4, 2011
    Happy 4th of July!Happy Summer!Happy Sun!
  • on Jul 1, 2011
    I haven't painted my nails in YEARS. Seriously. Today, I decided to paint my fingernails to match my sunny disposition.
  • on Jun 27, 2011 in farmers market Recycled Arts
    We went to the Recycled Arts Festival and the farmers market. Joy!Oh and we had thai for lunch. Yum!
  • on Jun 25, 2011
    I finished my first 10k!
  • on Jun 24, 2011
    Happy Summer. Joy!
  • I am Silly!
    on Jun 23, 2011
  • on Jun 22, 2011
    Kaegan has a new favorite "cheese"..... And he likes to pose with it....
  • Running Update
    on Jun 18, 2011 in running
    If anyone from the Pacific Northwest is interested, NW VEG is having a 5k and 10k Race for the Animals on June 25th! I am participating in the 10k, and I am very excited! It is my first official 10k race. I have no qualms about not finishing the r...
  • on Jun 18, 2011
  • Beneath the Skin Mock Exhibition Catalogue
    on Jun 18, 2011
    I had to create a mock exhibition for my Contemporary Art History class. For the project, I not only made the mock exhibition (picked artists, works of art, etc.), I created a catalogue for the main piece.
  • I did not die.
    on Jun 15, 2011
    I did not die. I took a brief leave of absence. I am back, and it was worth it. I really focused on my studies this term; I think I got a 4.0. Anyway. K had a birthday since the last time I posted. I can't believe he is two now!The sun has final...
  • First Book
    on Mar 25, 2011 in crafts art creativity Books Kaegan craft
    Today, Kaegan found this piece of cardboard. He looked at me and said that he had an idea, followed by his sign [language] for book. Next, he took the cardboard to his coloring station and started to color on it. I went over to him and asked if he...
  • Spring Break, continued.
    on Mar 23, 2011 in art olympus photography nikon d5000
    Visited a friend.Visited an old hangout that is closing down come the end of the month. Sweet farewell, Coffee House Cafe. Many memories from my crazy life started with you.Took some self portraits.Used the Olympus OM-G. Developed two rolls, one w...
  • Spring Break!
    on Mar 19, 2011
    IT'S SPRING BREAK. Yes. I made this tree for my Spanish presentation... and now it's my son's monkey's home. However, he doesn't really care for it. He is more interested in how it works. Go figure.Also, for my Spanish class, I made this delicio...
  • Papers.
    on Mar 6, 2011
    It's that time of the term again. Frantically trying to finish papers while still keeping my composure. I'm not sure if I have successfully kept it, but we will see. I already received my grade for my Art in the Treccento Siena class; I got a 95 p...