Category Archives: Journalfest

From My Journal – Journaling Place


Soooo lazy after a whirlwind Thanksgiving weekend. My darling girl just got back to NYC – so wonderful to have her home with us!! At least for a little while. I finished up my journal pages from the…


…Journaling Place class I taught at Journalfest last month. I know it took me a while to get to it, but many life bits got in the way. I love how it takes me right back to the gray sandy beach with the pods and the…


…and seaweed/rock atachments…


…and the beautiful tangle of seaweed and twisted bits of shell and driftwood. 

I've got lots of new ideas brewing for more journal pages…blankly waiting in my studio. Tucked inbetween the next holiday preparations, I know I'll find a place of quiet and escape there.

We skipped the post Thanksgiving shopping madness and went to see My Week With Marilyn - I highly recommend it!

Journalfest 2011

Just back from teaching at Journalfest in the beautiful pacific Northwest – love it there. I've been going up for almost 10 years now and it feels a lot like a second home. The Bainbridge Ferry, the tall, tall trees, the grey, green and blue hues…they all comfort me like old friends. About 150 ofContinue Reading

Kits and Cases and Packets, oh my!

This is the last of the iPod/iPhone cases that I am stitching up for the upcoming… …Two Potters and Friends show in a few weeks. It may seem to many that November 4 is in a land far, far, away called…fall…but I am here to tell you that is upon us!! And all this stitchingContinue Reading

Saturday Morning Pages and Journal Fest Reminder

It's Saturday and my boys are out doing boy things and I've had a blessedly quiet morning in my studio to finish a couple of journal pages I started earlier in the week. Looking for some comfort since my dear girl went off to college, these journal pages were just the place find solace. I'veContinue Reading

With Our Thoughts And Lines We Make The World

"The need to be a great artist makes it hard to be an artist. The need to produce a great work of art makes it hard to produce any art at all." – Julia Margaret Cameron I had the great pleasure of spending a week in Taos this summer. Drawing. Exploring the lines created byContinue Reading

Journalfest Registration Is Open!

  Just as the spring is unfurling it's tender green, I'm already thinking a bit about Journalfest, October 26 -30. I know it seems far, far away in a distant time zone…but it will sneak up us. I'll be teaching two classes this year at this long weekend journaling retreat. Held at the beautiful andContinue Reading