prismpop holiday postcard giveaway | SIMA

Somewhere in Middle America is so excited to team up with prismPOP for our very first giveaway! prismPOP, the talented Lisa Toff’s latest project, is a marriage of Lisa’s love of illustration and her strong environmental awareness.  Her new line of Lichtenstein-inspired holiday postcards are printed on 100% recycled paper with soy-based inks and feature… Continue reading prismpop holiday postcard giveaway | SIMA

On Vacation | SIMA

Do you enjoy musicals about puberty, masturbation, sex, abortions, suicide and rebellion? Then get yourself tickets to see “Spring Awakening” on Broadway before it closes on Sunday! My sister and I saw the show last night from the first row in the mezzanine. While the story was dark, the music was energetic, and the young… Continue reading On Vacation | SIMA

My Photography | SIMA

This week’s topic for Susannah Conway’s Unravelling e-course was reflections. Of all the photos I took, these three are my favorites. As I previously mentioned, I’m taking part in Susannah Conway’s online workshop, Unravelling: Ways of Seeing My Self. Our first photography assignment was to photograph our feet. This is my favorite photo of the… Continue reading My Photography | SIMA

My Everyday | SIMA

Because of my dry, scratchy throat, I’ve been drinking tea instead of coffee in the morning for past two weeks. Is it just me or does coffee sound less appetizing when you have a sore throat?  Today I’m trying a new flavor: Goji Berry Pomegranate Green Tea by Celestial Seasonings. What’s your favorite type of tea? … Continue reading My Everyday | SIMA

In The News | SIMA

I’m sad to report that Domino, one of my favorite shelter magazines, has folded. From New York magazine: “This decision to cease publication of the magazine and its website is driven entirely by the economy,” Condé Nast CEO Chuck Townsend says in a press release that went out just now. “Although readership and advertising response… Continue reading In The News | SIMA

Blog: Giveaways | SIMA

And the winner of Somewhere in Middle America’s very first giveaway is… Shira Beth!  Shira Beth, you win four prismPOP holiday postcards of your choice. Just send me an email (pamelajaye at gmail dot com) with the postcards you’d like and your address. We also have a runner-up… Jenna!  Jenna, please send me your mailing… Continue reading Blog: Giveaways | SIMA

2009 March | SIMA

How We Blog is a new series that investigates the blogging habits of some of my favorite bloggers. First up: Jennifer of A Merry Mishap. 1. Please describe your blog and your reason for creating it. I started the blog, A Merry Mishap, initially to be a creative outlet. I wanted it to be a… Continue reading 2009 March | SIMA

2009 January | SIMA

This afternoon my friend Jamie came over to help me organize my office and hang up some artwork. We spent two hours categorizing a large box of papers and other mementos. For most of the items in the box I was able to find a home, but I still need to come up with an… Continue reading 2009 January | SIMA

2008 December | SIMA

Monday through Friday the TV is always on. My days begin with the Today Show and end with reruns of Scrubs. During the afternoon I usually watch a couple of episodes of Law & Order. I feel less alone when the television is on. The noise and the colors are comforting and fill the house… Continue reading 2008 December | SIMA