Traveling After Covid 19

Now that we’re traveling again, it’s nice to know that I had no problem finding my bags!!! So this happened… I just flew back from Los Angeles & boy, are my arms tired 😝 Ha! It might be one of the corniest jokes ever, but as we stretch and come out after a long yearContinue reading “Traveling After Covid 19”

32 Seconds Ago

Apparently I haven’t added a blog post in some time. I thought it didn’t matter, that no one would notice, boy was I wrong. It does matter. There’s a consistency in daily writing that allows one to grow, to hone writing skills. Because we humans must have a sense of purposefulness, a reason to keepContinue reading “32 Seconds Ago”

She’s Smiling!

I’m smiling too! As I turn my attention to this 48 x 36 painting , I’m still in awe, so honored & elated that my story has been published & is in bookstores today!!! If you can, please pick up a copy of “Chicken Soup for the Soul: l’m Speaking Now” it’s available today atContinue reading “She’s Smiling!”

Artfully Published

21 days before the official release date, this post was tweeted on Twitter to announce Chicken Soup for the Soul: I’m Speaking Now. And now, it’s June! And I’m so excited and honored to have my story included, I don’t think there’s been anything quite like this book. Crowdsourcing the American experience through short storiesContinue reading “Artfully Published”

Artist ☑️ Writer☑️

“So what does happen to a dream deferred?” I always dreamt of becoming a writer, but instead, 38 years ago, I began my career as a telecommunications technician, climbing telephone poles & wiring main frames. Later, I transitioned to become a parental technician. And while I was enjoying my daughters’ giggles, I effectively stopped writing.Continue reading “Artist ☑️ Writer☑️”

Shipping Art

Her America. Getting ready to say goodbye to an art piece & realizing that I’m feeling some kind of way. It has me whispering to myself & posting this out loud. Wondering if the joy I felt while painting it will be discernible when it’s finally unveiled. After traveling hundreds of miles, will it beContinue reading “Shipping Art”

Her Art History

Her story. That hand on her shoulder, at times has been heavy. It seemed to hold her back, as much as it was meant to guide. So this happened… After raising my family and being a caretaker for my Mum who had Alzheimer’s, I’m living my childhood dream. However, I wasn’t trained to be aContinue reading “Her Art History”

The Artists’ Art

The Artists22 x 28 So this happened. While I was commissioned to do one piece, I created 3. Someone asked me, how does that happen… for me, my mind is much faster than my hands and the paint dries too quickly. So I move across one canvas onto the next and in this case, ontoContinue reading “The Artists’ Art”

Singing Art Outdoors

Weather wise. As I run out of wall space & blue skies roll in, I’m hanging with my paintings outdoors, in the fresh air and feeling lovely. This tribute to my Mum, who could sing. And who loved to sing Barbra Streisand’s “People”. I can’t sing, but do it anyway, because people sing. “A feelingContinue reading “Singing Art Outdoors”