The Hardest Lesson to Learn

On Christmas Day, my husband and I drove to St. Joseph, Missouri to spend a little time with my sister. While he drove, I gazed out the window, loving the beautiful scenery passing by. Trees, trees, and more trees, all

The Hardest Lesson to Learn

On Christmas Day, my husband and I drove to St. Joseph, Missouri to spend a little time with my sister. While he drove, I gazed out the window, loving the beautiful scenery passing by. Trees, trees, and more trees, all

Not Quite What I Intended

First…where have I been? Life has been crazy busy over the last few weeks with trips to visit my sister, doctor and dentist appointments, family events, and a multitude of other activities that have kept us on the go. This

Not Quite What I Intended

First…where have I been? Life has been crazy busy over the last few weeks with trips to visit my sister, doctor and dentist appointments, family events, and a multitude of other activities that have kept us on the go. This

Appreciating Where I’ve Been

As part of my art-organizing and general house-cleaning, I’m still going through old paintings I’ve made in the last two years, many of which I’d all but forgotten about. Most of these are paintings I hated when I first finished them.

Appreciating Where I’ve Been

As part of my art-organizing and general house-cleaning, I’m still going through old paintings I’ve made in the last two years, many of which I’d all but forgotten about. Most of these are paintings I hated when I first finished them.

What a Job!

Yesterday was a very busy day.  The mess in my little kitchen studio was getting out of hand. I couldn’t take it any longer. So, I headed to Wal-Mart, spent $20.00 on a storage bin with drawers, came home, and cleaned

What a Job!

Yesterday was a very busy day.  The mess in my little kitchen studio was getting out of hand. I couldn’t take it any longer. So, I headed to Wal-Mart, spent $20.00 on a storage bin with drawers, came home, and cleaned

Starting Points

I’m approaching my paintings now in an experimental vein…and it’s proving to be interesting.

Starting Points

I’m approaching my paintings now in an experimental vein…and it’s proving to be interesting.

Art with Attitude

So much of art is attitude, I’ve learned, and unfortunately at times my attitude isn’t the best. That was how I felt on Wednesday morning as I sat down with my drawing pad and my art books. It was time

Art with Attitude

So much of art is attitude, I’ve learned, and unfortunately at times my attitude isn’t the best. That was how I felt on Wednesday morning as I sat down with my drawing pad and my art books. It was time

Frida’s Garden

It’s cold here in the Midwest. Today the temperatures are well below freezing with even colder wind chill factors. It’s not a good day for being outside. One way we have of dealing with winter, though, is to think ahead to

Frida’s Garden

It’s cold here in the Midwest. Today the temperatures are well below freezing with even colder wind chill factors. It’s not a good day for being outside. One way we have of dealing with winter, though, is to think ahead to