The Dark Side of Destiny During Covid-19

As a painter, I understand how contrast brings a painting to life when dark shades of color enhance their lighter counterparts called tints. The same is true in nature. So it is with life. Destiny has a dark side, and we never know when that dark side will appear in our life's painting. Non of …

The Importance of a Creative Space

Having a creative space is essential for an artist's creative expression. It's been 8 months since I had to pack up my art room due to a roof leak that resulted in a home remodel. After that, my husband and I sold our house and relocated to another city. Retirement from a career in education …

Trip to Maine: Finding My Path of Peace

Grace arrives for the moment, direction comes for the day, a path of peace unfolds in the present. Last summer, my husband and I took a trip to Maine. We traversed the coast with cameras in hand, capturing beauty and contemplating quality of life. During those magical days, we determined to take more trips like …

Amber Angel and the Call to Blossom

She peers into my soul…amber angel perched upon the easel in my art room. Her eyes follow me around the room. Whether I sit or stand, she gazes deep into my being, calling forth the artist in me. Calling me to dare, to discover, to delight in all the good that blossoms in my life. When …