Tragic Tulip

A year ago, I started painting this tulip. One leaf in, a couple of petals, and I began to feel frustrated. Nothing was going right. It looked, tragic. I could not bare with the failure of my art. So, I picked it up, and tossed it into the corner of my room. literally. I stewed … More Tragic Tulip

Mantra

If you meditate on this, repeating it out loud at least a couple of times. It really does lift your spirit. I have found, with my own experience, and talking to others. That as a people, we really struggle with happiness. We wrestle with it. We clench our fists and stand firm against it. We … More Mantra

Intuitive-Scaping

I am forcing myself to sit down. Write. Think. Ponder. I have been quite physical lately, sculpting out my imagination with my hands. It has been very rewarding. I really did not know I had it in me, to landscape. I can do it for hours, my thoughts working out plans as I go. It … More Intuitive-Scaping

Worker Bee

The weather has been pretty nice up here in the PNW, so I have thrown myself outside into the dirt with ready hands and an active imagination! I have never had the opportunity to do such a thing before, living in rentals my whole life has kept that part of my creative life dormant. I … More Worker Bee

Distant Days

Nov 2005 Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves like locked rooms and like books that are written in a very foriegn tongue. Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given you because you would not be able to live them. And the … More Distant Days