in the garden
April 20, 2016

answers from your muse

There are lots of ways to meditate, traditional ways and modern ways. Lately I’ve been thinking that the “vision boards” I create are a form of meditation, an ever evolving source of inspiration and an ever present vehicle for creative expression. Growing up my mother let me cover the walls of my room with images. This polaroid was […]

November 1, 2017

in other words

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September 26, 2017

meditation

…a compilation of suggestions  * STOP. This was the first instruction I ever received on how to meditate. * Retire to the center of your being, which is calmness. – Paramahansa Yogananda Slip quietly out of the noose of your habitual anxious self, release all grasping, and relax into your true nature. – Sogyal Rinpoche We […]

June 13, 2016

the three graces

“Nothing haunts us like the things we didn’t buy”. When I recently came across this quote from Kenneth Cole, it seemed rather bourgeois and mundane and I was embarrassed to add it to my list of quotes on Pinterest. But there is something that haunts me that I didn’t buy, a cameo pendant of The Three […]

February 15, 2016

make what you make

When I was in graduate school in painting I was very clear about what I thought good art was. I spent a lot of time trying to create art that was like the art I loved. The only problem was that what I loved was not what my hand wanted to create. The harder I […]

February 12, 2016

everyone can draw

Why is that important? So many people say they can’t draw. I used to say it. Truth is when you write your name you are drawing. Everyone’s handwriting has a unique quality to it, as unique as our fingerprints. The reason it matters that we believe we can draw is that it speaks directly to how […]