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 […]
10/21/16 Notes to Myself: I’ve had this painting for a while, it’s been sitting in my studio with some others. Waiting for direction is how I might categorize them. Where my paintings end up is part of the experience of being an artist that I continue to find enlightening. This painting which I did about […]
10/15/16 Notes to Myself: My pumpkin, for this year, has quite a few bumps. I was drawn to this aspect of it. In the past I would have never chosen such a specimen. But somehow I’m welcoming imperfections more readily these days. Especially my own. What would I be without them? Less interesting for sure.
8/24/16 Notes to Myself: “Rivers and roads lead people on.” Georgia O’Keefe
8/2/16 Notes to Myself: Reminding myself that I am responsible for my choices and how I see life. At my core, I am a creator and can always seek to find the good in every moment. What I experience is a direct reflection of my own attitude and perception. If I expect the best it’s […]
7/19/16 Notes to Myself: Feeling a little sad at the moment. Sometimes writing helps more than painting. My dog was diagnosed with kidney failure and lyme disease last Friday. She’s 14 and has lived a good life for the 12 years I’ve had her. I just brought her home from the vet and I think […]
7/6/16 Notes to Myself: Creative roots…where do they originate? I want to say some of mine came from my family of origin. Both my mother and my father in my opinion were creative thinkers and innovative in many ways. Artists figuratively and literally. In my unconscious observation I internalized this experience. I think it got […]