February is known for Valentine’s Day and is often called the month for lovers, but I’ve always thought of it more of a fun day, one where you can give heart-shaped treats and just let a friend or coworker know you’re pulling for them. The best way to do that? By showing kindness. Kindness should […]
So often I find with painting that it isn’t so much creating the picture that is hard, it is working through all the difficult stages that bring it from idea to realized art. What starts out as a certain idea in my mind changes (as it must) depending on what happens when I get everything […]
As a kid growing up in the 70s in Milwaukee, I saw the aftereffects of the civil rights movement, and it has stayed with me my entire life. I saw kids getting bused to schools far away from their homes, I saw angry people who had grandparents who either were slaves or who were alive […]
2016! I see you there in the distance, getting farther and farther behind me. I’m not too very disappointed you’ve moved through my life, tho. You were a challenge.
It’s been a year since I adopted the word trust as my word of the year, and as I look back I see how much this word has changed my life. Truly.
Update: 1/20/17 And the winner is….
I’m one of those people who spends the first few days out of every new year wondering how we got here. How did we just change into a new year so quickly? Where did the time go? I wish I could say this attitude is from me being older but I think I’ve always been […]
Start the year off right with these ideas for random acts of kindness. I’ve included these ideas because they are perfectly suited for the month of January. I hope you will allow them to inspire you with action or to create your own act of kindness. Blessings for the new year!
Every craft show seems to have its own personality. Sometimes I get asked for specific Bible verses or images, other times I get asked about my originals and if certain paintings are available for sale. But this past week I got asked a lot about the people in my paintings.
While hanging out here in Cherie-land, where 50 looms and crazy things happen in our world… I am dreaming…