Life and Death

12/13/16 Notes to Myself: Life and death seem to do this dance that I’m not sure I always like being a part of. But I am. A present witness to it all. In the midst of mourning the loss of a treasured friend I simultaneously notice all the new experiences birthing themselves around me. That’s […]

Giving Thanks When it’s Difficult

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 […]

Unexpected Events

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 […]

Found Me an Ocean

10/8/16 Notes to Myself: Found me an ocean… A plentiful palette tempting my curiosity. Can I tip toe in, to meet it’s edge? Might it change without warning – perhaps sweep me away into it’s ever changing tide never to return the same. Found me an ocean…

Mosaics

9/07/16 Notes to Myself: “All events of our lives are threads, weaving a pattern that is unfolding by design. Each experience is equal to every other experience. We shouldn’t cling to any one of them, or shrink from any. It’s their sum that makes us who we are. Each of us a mosaic unto ourselves. […]

Intuition

8/18/16 Notes to Myself: Feeling inspired… Listening to my intuition helps me unravel beauty from the inside out. It sets me on a powerful path to the source of my creativity. To hear it with more regularity I need to create space in which to sit with my eyes closed and listen. In the quiet […]