Author Archives: monet

About monet

photographer, sometimes writer, wife to my best friend, mom to three amazing kids. passionate about supporting public education. and camping. I love camping.

chairs redux

We have had these chairs for quite some time. They hang out around our dining room table. And I am always a little (or a lot) embarrassed to have people sit on them. The fabric is dated and stained. Oh, … Continue reading

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Amococo or why it’s good to live in Ann Arbor

Sometimes it’s easy to get down on the place you live. Grass is always greener, right? I’m as guilty of it as the next person. But sometimes, I just have to completely appreciate the town I live in for everything … Continue reading

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crayon eggs, twig nest

Oh, it’s Spring around here in these parts of Michigan. The birds are singing, the daffodils are blooming, a spring breeze is blowing through my windows, and best of all, there is still light at 8:00. It’s also the time … Continue reading

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do what you love. every day.

One must be drenched in words, literally soaked in them, to have the right ones form themselves into the proper patterns at the right moment. Hart Crane, American poet I’ve been on a mission lately. A mission to grow as … Continue reading

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ode to a DIY light box

Howdy! I’m so very excited to be a contributor to the Blue House blog. I have loved every minute of watching Blue House Ann Arbor grow into a community for crafters, a place to make and share, learn and grow. … Continue reading

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