I was adopted and grew up an only child. It was a lonely life, not so much because of the only child thing but because of the alcoholic household thing. I always had cousins, and some of them are like sisters to me. And I always had friends, who I loved as sisters also. But […]
October always seems to sneak up on me, just as I’m getting used to the change in temps and the feeling of autumn, here comes October quietly tiptoeing into our lives again, reminding us that the things that are really important are those we do for other people.
There are times when a verse you’ve read many times is, at once, illuminated. Suddenly the words, which have been there in front of you all along are highlighted, causing you to pause and maybe even giving you a shiver about how grand God’s love truly is. That’s what happened a few years ago when […]
Been a busy few weeks here, but I’m getting a moment to catch my breath and get caught up on stuff. Last weekend I was at the Holy Hill Arts and Crafts Fair, an amazing event at their beautiful grounds. This was the second year doing it, and it was HOT. I think it took […]
Every art/craft fair outing is interesting for a variety of reasons. They all seem to have their own unique personality. This weekend I was out at Trimborn Farms, which is a beautiful setting in Greendale.
No matter how old I get, September will always feel like new beginnings for me. It goes back to the days when summer was over and you were getting ready for school… wondering what classes you had, wondering if you’d meet new friends…
Welcome to a bonus episode of Painting the Psalms!
Here come real stars to fill the upper skies, And here on earth come emulating flies, That though they never equal stars in size, (And they were never really stars at heart) Achieve at times a very star-like start. Only, of course, they can’t sustain the part.” ― Robert Frost, The Poetry of Robert Frost
As August begins and people begin to plan for back-to-school, don’t forget to take some time out for acts of kindness. Here are a few ideas especially for this month.
You know with all this busy art stuff, I haven’t had a chance to do many glass sculptures recently. So I had to correct that!
I’ve always been a lover of nature.
Lately I’ve been playing with the PhotoFunia app, which allows you to view your pictures in imaginary settings.
July is known for fireworks, grilling out, and enjoying time with friends. What better way to celebrate the independence of a nation than in exercising your freedom, including the ability to spend time with whoever you like.
Every craft fair I do seems to have a theme of some sort, or at the very least a lesson that sticks out for me.