Changing the Message, Changing Your Life

I am a professional worrier.  I mean, if someone paid me for it, I could make beaucoup bucks, sister. It comes naturally to me; a keen sense of the world on my shoulders, responsible for every darn thing.  But the fact is, I'm not responsible for everything.  Owning it all, worrying about it all ain't … Continue reading Changing the Message, Changing Your Life

Step by Step Painting: Crazy Colorful Zebra in Acrylics

I really love art.  Always have, ever since I was a kid.  For a season my mom coordinated private art lessons with a gal at her home studio, I was probably 10?  The low ceiling, lamp-lit space, expansive tables filled with all sorts of paper and paint and supplies.  Print making, pastels, watercolor.  The other … Continue reading Step by Step Painting: Crazy Colorful Zebra in Acrylics

38 Weeks Pregnant | The Push-Pull of Waiting | Maternity Portraits

I woke up ridiculously early again today.  Just couldn't go back to sleep.  So I doodled around online, worked on some projects, took myself for a walk to see the sunrise, came home and painted a canvas.As I approached the house after my walk, I stopped and stared.  Inside held 4 people I love, a … Continue reading 38 Weeks Pregnant | The Push-Pull of Waiting | Maternity Portraits