2016 Reflections

Life has been full to overflowing for me these past many months, so much so that it’s left me almost breathless. But with the warmth of Christmas fading and the end of the year staring me hard in the face, I feel the need to make space to catch my breath and recap here some […]

A Whirlwind Trip

I’ve been so busy these past couple of weeks, that the time has just flashed past . . . and once again I am falling behind in my posting here.

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DSC 140 – from imagination – graphite in 5.5″ x 8.5″ Stillman & Birn Alphas series sketchbook.


A Milestone!

Yesterday was my 35th wedding anniversary! 🙂 I guess in today’s world, Hubby and I are a bit of a rarity. My best girlfriend (who was also my maid of honour — and has been married as many years as me) teased me about my 35 years of wedded “bliss”! We had a pretty good […]

It's A Wonderful Life!

It’s been another super busy week, but again somehow I’ve managed to keep up with my daily sketching, and am even on time with my Monday blog post for a change! Yay!

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As I mentioned in my last post, I was down to the last two pages of my Strathmore […]

I Love What Is!

Hi again. To those of you who have been following my sketch posts and encouraging me with your comments, either here or on Facebook, thank you!! Knowing that even just a few people actually take the time to read what I write here and/or enjoy my sketches enough to comment is very encouraging to me, […]

2015 Reflections

Well it’s been some time since I’ve updated here hasn’t it?! The usual excuses apply, but now that the craze of the holidays is fading and while the end of the year is still a warm memory, I feel the desire to wrap 2015 up in a nice pretty package and kiss it a loving […]

2015 Art Resolutions

“Life is not the number of days you live; it’s the number of days you remember!” ~ Pasha

Already it is mid February and once again I find myself wondering where my days have gone?!?! “Where does my time go??” seems to be a constant refrain for me this past year. And so, when I […]


~excerpt from my October News from my Studio Newsletter

I have been really noticing over the past little while how often the word “Gratitude” seems to pop up in my life, to the point that I would have to be blind (or fairly dense! LOL) not to pick up on it! I am a huge […]

Broken Promises

I used to feel horribly guilty if I failed to keep a commitment I’d made to myself and sometimes, when I didn’t follow through on one of my “self promises”, I would even shame myself by whispering scornfully inside my head, “How can you expect others to respect you when you don’t even respect yourself […]

What If?

What if you slept? And what if, In your sleep You dreamed? And what if, In your dream You went to heaven And there plucked A strange and beautiful flower? And what if, When you awoke You had that flower in your hand? Ah, what then?

~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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