The first painting is finished in my new series, “The Big Comic Gnome Show-You are a Be-ing, not a Do-ing.” My daughter named the gnome “Garfunkel,” but the title of the 3 foot square painting is “Be Hope.” I can’t wait to see the collection when it’s finished and I hope you enjoy it! LoveContinue reading ““Be Hope””
Hello friends! It’s been a while since I wrote a blog post. I am writing a monthly newsletter with updates consistently, so sign up for that if you haven’t yet. Things are haywire in our world right now, but we can still look to the good and share the positive. In the time of COVID,Continue reading “June 2020”
I wrote this poem for the Dayton Christian Scribes newsletter and received compliments so thought I would share here with you as well. Enjoy! Looking back upon the past year,brings to mind much sorrow and cheer.Changes and challenges aboundas escalates, the rising soundof crowds watching the New Year ballglittering as confetti falls. Gain and lossContinue reading “A New Year’s Scales”
Hello friends! People keep posting about their goals for the new year as they look back upon the last, and I decided I wanted to do that too!. The past year held a few “firsts” for me, which at my age is a bit surprising. In 2019, the good things I did: -submitted a fullContinue reading “Happy 2020!”
This year has brought many changes for me and my family. If you’ve been following my journey, you’ll know that I’ve been focusing more and more on art, and the truth is, that’s where my heart is. “A Heart in Art” became the new motto for my website. Sadly, we lost my father-in-law this summer.Continue reading “Happy Holidays!”
Hi Friends! I cannot believe it has been over a month since I posted a note here. I posted on November 1st, left for a writing retreat on November 2 and picked up my new puppy, Sumi, on my way back into town. Life went crazy after that. Make sure if you get a puppy,Continue reading “Life Goes Awry with a Puppy”
Hi friends! This is your official invitation to sign up for my email newsletter, as I would love to have you. Today marks the 3rd one and I really enjoy putting them together, and have received good reviews on the first two. I have been writing for and editing one for the Dayton Christian ScribesContinue reading “My Newsletter”
Hi friends! I am excited to do National Novel Writing Month again this year. Last year I signed up, but didn’t participate as I had entered a mentoring program and was working on art over writing. This year I’ll be reworking the next four novels in “The Tales of Christian Tompta.” I need a titleContinue reading “NaNoWriMo 2019”
The little one jumped on a chair, and pulled his sister’s shining hair. She screamed and hit him, His fall broke a limb, and now the pain’s more than he can bear.
Hi Friends! Join me for an Adventure in Painting as I add depth to the watercolor painting for the Small Works show at the Dayton Society of Artists. The show will run from November 1 to December 15 at their building on High Street, near the Oregon district and the Catfe in Dayton.