This week…gears and life

This week I received a package filled with parts used by a gentleman during his shortened lifetime. I could feel his presence when I opened the package. Oil and grime from his hands on the parts. I will have the … Read More

Art Challenge: The Mask

My first project selection, how appropriate. A mask of a woman. I found during the self-guided journey, as I was choosing the pieces to work with, that I was gravitating towards images of women. However I did not know it … Read More

A challenge for myself

I am such an advocate of viewing inspiring art. I make a trek to the MIA quite frequently for that worldly experience. There are also some fabulous galleries locally that I go to as well. Like the Art Center of … Read More

The creative process | Behind the scenes

We learn, we grow. This I know. This little photo collection is from inside my studio, as I create a vase. The first step, not even shown here, is the creating of the vessel itself on my potter’s wheel. It … Read More

What do farmers, electricians, and dentists have in common?

It is everywhere…. Everywhere. I was visiting with my daughter the other day. “Mom” she said….”I get it now.” Ahhh the joys of wisdom! (smile) An Accountant. They use numbers, work on budgets. Deal with deficits. Figure out how to … Read More

Coffee shops, a Waste of time, and Visions

A visit at the coffee shop. A gift. For my 55th birthday. Coffee shop conversations with my mother are always ones of deep reflection and wisdom. She has always been a woman ahead of her time, and she has shared … Read More

A New Perspective

An elder, and an inspired 7th grader. Searching for simple answers. Nothing profound actually. Just two people working on perspective drawing. One age 13, the other, age 72. This is a true story about the power of connection. The setting: … Read More

Coming out of the fog…..

As I come out of the fog of the last three years… I realize I am planting myself. Again. “Which way do I turn?” It is self evaluation time in the life clock world. I have gained so much wisdom, … Read More

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