Why Wait?

“We wait all week for Friday.

We wait all year for summertime.

Why are we waiting? What are we waiting for? The time to make it happen is now.”

-Chrissy, spin instructor

“There are two things I’ve meant to tell you to preserve –

your lips and  your handwriting.” 

– 2017 advice from my mother

If I wait to moisturize and protect, my lips age and wrinkle.

If I wait to use my handwriting in this day and age of typing, my penmanship suffers and fades.

If I wait to launch my dream, the idea stalls and disappears.

If I postpone my dream with lip service, waiting for tomorrow, I’m left with an undeveloped idea.

My mother’s getting older, why would I ever make her wait!


RP Stillworks’ greeting cards –

Professional images on mighty fine card stock

wherein all you have to add is your handwriting –

Show your loved ones, your clients, your prospective bosses, your babysitters, your friends how much you care with a handwritten note – note cards don’t arrive via email to sit in an inbox and wait, instead, they arrive, immediately enhancing a personal space.

Harmony achieved; preserving penmanship and advancing a dream beyond lip service.

Why Wait!?



“That possibility absolutely exists.”

-shopping cart launches on June 22, 2017



Juicy Jones

Sloaner, this morning I had this incredible God Wink! I was thinking, what should Jules and I call the “juicing” that I’m doing for her – I was trying to think of phrases and then this came to me:

First, for her birthday in July, you told me to give Jules the image of the Barcelona bike cart,  “Juicy Jones.” “JJ,” her initials!

Then, Heather admired my travel necklace and asked me to make some in November. When we were making the necklaces, Heather introduced me to juicing. For Christmas, you got me a juicer just in time for me to learn and to start making juice for Jules in January.

All the while, this image advertised what was coming –

God has been at work all this time – setting this up for Jules –

I love you for all your intuition and all your guidance – you’re my bez girl💞

 IMG_5599“Juicy Jones”  – RP Stillworks (2009)

So often, at the time a photograph is taken,

we have no idea its intended delivery-

We cater to the door on which

life knocks

and then juice it for all its worth.