3/15/18 Marjorie Acker Phillips is perhaps most known as co-founder of the Phillips Collection which is an “intimate museum combined with an experiment station.” Duncan Phillips This collection is located in in Washington, D.C. and was a collaborative effort of both Marjorie and Duncan. I became aware of Acker-Phillips at an exhibit that’s currently open […]
3/14/17 Notes to Myself:I feel naked. When I step off that cliff of protection, armor and shield I am exposed. It’s scary, real and uncluttered. I liken this to standing on the platform posing, stripped of all clothing. It’s raw and beautiful. Wrapping my arms around myself. Timid to bare all. Afraid of what others […]
1/10/16 Notes to Myself: “Eternity is called whole, not because it has parts, but because it is lacking in nothing.” Thomas Aquinas My spirit is whole and complete constantly seeking to open like a rose. My humanness provides contrast, like thorns on a stem, from where I can blossom.
11/24/16 Notes to Myself: Thanksgiving Day today. I am grateful for the many blessings in my life however mixed I may feel today. If I dig deep enough I see the light. Today, I mourn the passing of a treasured friend. A champion in spirit and a woman of great faith. Diagnosed with stage 4 […]
8/31/16 Notes to Myself: I found me a rainbow deep within my soul. Always shining and never far away; although things outside myself may want me to believe otherwise. I know better now!
11/24/15 Notes to Myself: Been thinking about love lately and what that really means to me. A big question. I think as big as the sky and as powerful as the rocks in my photo. I love the beauty of nature in Maine. That’s where this was taken. It’s not so much a feeling as […]
10/02/15 Notes to Myself: Am I? Can I? Create from my HEART. Is there any other way? Somewhere deep down inside I think I live with this ongoing question as part of my artistic journey. It’s so much like the path above. Maybe even lined by trees that reverberate beside me without interfering. And while […]
7/30/15 Notes to Myself:> Am I entitled to the endless journey of moments that comprise my life? Knotted and forlorn I’ve often felt tied to the dock but unaware of my tether. Seconds, minutes, hours scatter throughout my day and I barely notice. What happens when you cut the rope? Do I float free? Do […]
Inspiration comes in many forms! This week I had the pleasure of enjoying some fellow bloggers poetry and art. It was inspirational. Now, I’m not a writer or a poet. I didn’t even like English class and don’t do well with grammar. However, the idea came to me to try to put some words down […]
” The work we make, even if unnoticed and undesired by the world, vibrates in perfect harmony to everything we put into it — or withhold from it. “ Art and Fear by David Bales and Ted Orland “Encapsulated Spring” This excerpt is inspiring to me. I find that it validates the creative process […]