happy

Happy 2016. It was a long break from work, and painting. I had big hopes of free days to paint, but that didn’t happen, as life got in the way, as it so often does. I always need to keep in mind that everything is just as it’s meant to be. Right this very...

Oliver

Happy Monday. How did it get here so quickly? I haven’t had time to paint in a few days so I was just so very excited to get up this morning and get some paint on my brush! What a great way to start off a busy week! So this is what happened. My cat Oliver. Love...

thank you

I want to give a big thank you to those of you who responded to me on my post yesterday. I so very much appreciate hearing from you! Today I worked on a painting to be used as a graphic element for a logo for a friend. Her business is called KickStand Stories. I took...

bird by bird

Awake at night, again, I am reading bird by bird by Anne Lamott. I absolutely love this paragraph, which puts things into perspective for me. E. L. Doctorow once said that “writing a novel is like driving a car at night. You can only see as far as your headlights, but...

warm light

Sometimes the challenge of having something to say is just beyond me. I am reading a great book called Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life when I am awake at night and can’t sleep. Maybe I will sleep better if I have some instructions on Writing...

thankful

This one was so easy and fun to paint. I did the same painting before and loved it that time, too. Maybe this would be a fun one to paint really large. I’ve been itching to paint some larger pieces. Definitely in the new year. Life is just too busy right now. It...