Curios ~ On Being A Collector of Amazements

Curios ~ On Being A Collector of Amazements

I fancy myself a collector of amazements. I am forever unearthing interesting objects to take home, or, at least photographing my non-portable finds. As you might expect, after several decades of adulthood, I’ve acquired an abundance of things! I have...

The Tale of Tansy (part 2)

Flash forward about six years. The fairy craze died down. My creative nature had moved onward to other subjects, but I would still paint a fairy or two a year, just for fun. (Most often in the spring when the new flowers and sunshine would inspire me to venture Into...

The Tale of Tansy (part 1)

I have forever been an ardent fan of the Faerie Realm. My first crush was on Disney’s Tinkerbell, which quickly morphed into a full-blown love affair with the ethereal world, and its mythical creatures. Little girl ballerina-dreams would usually involve some...
The Grieving Tree

The Grieving Tree

I once longed for… A  refuge for the heart sore.   A reclusive, private retreat from the ache of keeping your chin up when life is hard. I imagined… A mythical tree, one worthy of legend and half-remembered tales, all but forgotten now, except by just a...
The Return to the Virtual

The Return to the Virtual

Hello! It’s been a awhile… After a hiatus of a few years, I’ve returned to dust off this blog and share some more scattered thoughts, special memories, and random insights into life and art. I’ve continued to write and paint often during my...
The Little Blue Room

The Little Blue Room

“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” ― Thomas Merton, No Man Is an Island Most mothers, in the midst of raising young children, can’t possibly fathom what the house will be like when the kids are older. What would life be like...