Happy New Year! A new year, a new blog theme and some changes to the structure and direction of A Creative Mess. Also, the Christmas Tree is already out of the house! I never leave it for long, but this year the desire to toss it out arose only days after celebrating Christmas. It’s possibly […]

We need preserve net neutrality!

We need to save the internet and preserve net neutrality. First let’s forget politics. Let’s think about our friends, our favorite bloggers, vloggers, small businesses and their visitors, us. Let’s talk Net Neutrality; what is it and why is it so darn important? Let’s start with an example of a scenario with no net neutrality. […]


LILACS. THE SCENT OF THE FAMILY GARDEN Growing up our garden smelt of lilacs every Spring, and that’s why I always think of home when I smell them. I grew up in Sonoma, California where our spring garden was all about lilacs and summers all about grapes. My parents were chain smokers so I can’t really […]

WordPress Makeover – I’m so pleased!

WordPress Makeover – I’m so pleased! Makeover using WordPress Theme Coastal + Visual Composer (this is from one of my previous layouts) I’ve gone and done it again! I’m super happy with the results but in all fairness I am exhausted. I thought a little tweaking here and there and I’ll be done… I was […]

Memories, good and bad – on a personal note

Memories, good and bad -a personal note     This evening I’ve been confronted with memories, good and bad. I am still struggling with how much I’d like to share online. How to you feel about sharing personal information? As a result of sharing what feels like too much in the past, I’ve found myself reluctant in […]