Summer Rain Mixed Media

Summer Rain is a mixed media piece I created to visually express a song I wrote after visiting Barry and Kay Johnson in Sarasota, Florida. Kay brought out their photo albums, and we reminisced those early years when we danced together in SITCO, Samaritan Inn Theatre Company, an international performing arts group located in Amsterdam, …

These are the best times of our lives!

Have you ever wanted to slow down time so precious moments with your loved ones lasts a little longer?   The desire to hold them close overwhelms you. Your time together is short and without room for full expression of your love. This is the way I have felt this week while having my daughter home from Korea.     …

The Gift of Time

What a glorious Mother’s Day I had! A Skype video call from my daughter, Elya, surprised me and then a brunch with my other daughter, Andy, and the women in our family delighted. We enjoyed talking, laughing, and celebrating! After that I drove down to Santa Monica for “the surprise” my son had planned. We walked around to the back of his …

A few more memories…

I had such a positive response from the last post, "A Stroll Down Memory Lane," that I thought adding a few more memories was in order. These following pictures are classics that I will always treasure for the people in them and the events they captured.     Mr. Simon's yearbook class created some of the most memorable experiences of my …