The home owner of this Santa Fe style house asked me to help her paint the exterior of her home. In just under three days, we did the whole thing including the parapets. This was a stucco home with small cracks and lines from 10 years of exposure to Mohave desert weather. I focused on the roof and walls. With… Continue reading Panting a Santa Fe style house
I am a sweeper, by nature. In my teenage days working at McDonald’s, I swept for hours and hours, keeping the outside and inside floors free of obstacles and dirt. One’s mind wanders when you sweep. It is a relaxing activity, using some of the soft breathing rhythms of Zen meditation. Sometimes I sweep carpet, tile, small nooks… Continue reading Product Review – Shark Cordless Vacuum
Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Two weeks into 2016. David Bowie passed just about a week ago. People all over the world have been having David Bowie dance parties as eulogies and wakes this great artist. Sissy, punk, fairy, androgyne, bisexual, glam rock queen. Here at Elf Headquarters, the shelves went topsy turny when we heard… Continue reading Winds of Change – MLK Jr. and David Bowie (RIP)
The last week of December was especially cold here in the desert. Still, the 1.6 million visitors who pass through the little town of Joshua Tree were well-bundled up as they packed the streets, shops, shows, farmer’s market, and local restaurants over the winter break. Over the holidays, I worked at business owner Jenny Qaqundah’s GRATEFUL DESERT HERB SHOPPE… Continue reading Grateful Desert Herb Shop – Joshua Tree
Coming out of the gate, I was invited by Los Angeles Costume Designer / Suit Consultant Vanessa Craig aka Vanessa Sew Gay to be in a National Geographic TV series shoot, “Map of Hell” which airs this summer on NatGeo channel. Casting director Gina Young gave my hire the thumb’s up, which made this a twice as amazing opportunity cuz I’m… Continue reading ELF #1 , in a National Geographic TV series shoot
I am for hire, meaning looking for meaningful work which fits my nature. My skills surpass my wildest imagination! Author David Sedaris wrote short stories about the odd jobs did to make money. I want to be like David (published novelist), so I am following suit. I started this blog to document the journey. MY DOG IS a small,… Continue reading T.
If you find yourself saying “This is a job for an elf!” then you have found the right person. I am an Elf with strong arms and a great mind. I live in Joshua Tree, Ca. and am a good-spirited person by nature. Due to my training as an Elf, I offer services efficiently and with a… Continue reading Elf for Hire — Who I am