Tag Archives: motherhood

Way Outside my Comfort Zone

When you 9 year old son comes home from school and says he wants a homemade costume for Halloween, you don’t tell him no. Especially when he starts justifying a homemade costume by telling you it will be “cooler” and … Continue reading

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Art Collaboration with my son

I was hoping that at my artist residency, I could work on a collaborative project with my son. I really had no idea what I would work on when I was there, but was hoping it would present itself. As … Continue reading

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Here’s something I’ve never done before

Here’s something I’ve never done before….raise money. I don’t ask for money. It’s uncomfortable and icky to me. However, my son and I have won this amazing opportunity to go do art internationally at an artist residency in Budapest this … Continue reading

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Making of a Girl

I am curating an art show for March with the theme “Fear”. It’s a group show I do annually, pulling local artists together so we can network, meet, and push ourselves in a direction different than what we’re use to. … Continue reading

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I paint the picture of my life

May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears” – Nelson Mandela True to my nature, I have been doing a ton of self-analyzing lately. I’m also discovering a ton about myself. Maybe for the first time in my life, … Continue reading

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Grateful Heart

For about a year I’ve been struggling with my art. I love my art. I define myself as an artist. I have lived as an artist for at least 7 years. Then last July my step-dad was diagnosed with throat … Continue reading

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Day 20 Creative Challenge – A Space of Your Own

One of my favorite books is Virginia Woolf’s “A Room of One’s Own”. I read this book several years ago for the first time and it left quite an impression on me. The summary of it was that everyone needs … Continue reading

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Day 19 Creative Challenge – Summer Bucket List

I have always been a fan of lists. The past year, I have become an even bigger fan of bucket lists. I have found in my own life that once something gets written down, it materializes. By taking the first … Continue reading

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Day 18 Creative Challenge – Inspiration Hunt

One of my favorite things to do alone or with my kiddo is to go on Inspiration Hunts. This usually involves going on a walk with a camera. Spring is one of my favorite times to do an inspiration hunt. … Continue reading

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Day 9 Creative Challenge – Find the positive

Two days ago on the way home from Easter I was forced to take a ditch to avoid a head on collision. The guy in front of me was hit, but the damage wasn’t severe. In the process of swerving … Continue reading

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