Category Archives: Drawing

Retirement

Yesterday was my last day of “regular” employment. In other words, I have joined the retirement crowd. It was an emotional day ~ with hugs all around from staff and students alike. In my mind I saw a curtain closing … Continue reading

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On the Edge

We seldom think of the edge as pleasurable place to be, but if we constantly stay in the safe, mundane middle, will we experience any significant growth in our understanding of ourselves, or the world?

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Double Your Chances

Be your own best advocate. That alone will double your chances for success.

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Lifeline

The next time you see someone do, say, or make something you appreciate, let them know. You may be under the impression that they have all the confidence in the world, but they may be deciding to call it quits … Continue reading

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Seen and Known

Have you ever been in a place or situation, and suddenly sensed an invisible presence? A sudden quietness, a heightened clarity, the hairs on your skin rising, electrical tingles running through your body, a sweet expectation. These are the sensations … Continue reading

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It Runs In the Family

My husband and I have spent a couple of ¬†wonderful days with our grandson. He created a number of impressive artworks, but I only photographed one. Just looking at it makes me smile. Notice that both the boy and the … Continue reading

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Muddled

Relationships can get muddled. What started out so clear and true can acquire dark layers that obscure the reasons for staying in the relationship. When that happens, offer a passionate argument for why the relationship is worth fighting for. This … Continue reading

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Right From the Heart

When you say something right from the heart, there is a feeling of deep release. Your inner self knows that you have offered a great gift, even if you almost immediately feel vulnerable because you have exposed your innermost emotions. … Continue reading

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Wrapped Up In Your Own Devices

People can become so wrapped up in their devices, so unable to think without them or even live without using them, for more than a few minutes at a time, that they actually ¬†become diminished by them. They become mere … Continue reading

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A Sample

This is the “sample” I am creating for my Open Book workshop. It is a triptych, painted, collaged and now ready to accept found objects, more paint, text, and whatever else I decide it needs. I photographed it out on … Continue reading

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