June Love

June Love

I’m back! For reals. I know it’s been a while…like a year. Life took over. Things happened. Mostly good. But I’m back with a new blog. Still under construction, but I’m liking it very much. So…it’s June!! My favorite month. I was honored to be asked by my beloved Two Hands Paperie to create theirContinue Reading

The Lovely Camilla Engman

The Lovely Camilla Engman

Last May I made a sojourn to Sweden to take a workshop with the very talented and lovely, Camilla Engman…that’s her in her studio, smiling next to one of her paintings. The workshop was organized by world traveler and adventurer, Angela Ritchie. Her workshop offerings are always unique and a little offbeat and you canContinue Reading

Konstepidemin

Konstepidemin

 

Clearing The Cobwebs

Clearing The Cobwebs

Hello? Anybody out there? I know I’ve been gone a terribly long time, the place has grown moss and cobwebs. My life took over and my time wasn’t my own. It was The Summer Of Healing. So here are a few hightlights: My 15 year old son had scoliosis surgery…that’s his new titanium rodded backContinue Reading

The Makerie

The Makerie

A few weeks ago I had the great pleasure of attending the third annual Makerie Creative Retreat, right here in my home town of Boulder, Colorado. The brain child of the darling uber-event-organizer, Ali DeJohn, it was a fun filled crafting/art weekend at the lovely Chautauqua Park.  Being a local I opted to bunk at home,Continue Reading

Spring. Really?

Spring. Really?

Springtime in Colorado…I’m wanting Spring to spring, and have made my spring alter, just waiting for warmer, greener days … …but what I have is this. A little more snow and cold. Patience. Always patience as we wait for spring to really arrive here. I love the spring food holidays and this year combined theContinue Reading

Inspiration Monday

Inspiration Monday

  Well…the month of February was consumed with illness. This season’s cooties took me out, one right after the other. Lots of Vietnamese penicillin…AKA Pho, helped nourish my weakened corporeal existence. I did get in a quick trip to Seattle with my son…love that city and it was fun to take my traveling companion toContinue Reading

A Stitch In Time…

A Stitch In Time…

It all started on the most unlikely of days…Superbowl Sunday. I got it in my mind that my bag of embroidery thread needed organizing. Don’t know why this happened. But I will tell you… …it’s a great way to “watch the game.” It helped that my brother made me cocktails and cooked gumbo from scratch.Continue Reading

A Paris Lunch

A Paris Lunch

2013 is off to a very good start! I am working my way through The Artist’s Way with 3 wonderful women friends and fellow artists. I’ve done it twice before over the years, but always on my own. This time we’ve formed a group, a sacred circle, and are getting together once a week to checkContinue Reading

Architectural Gems

Way back in December…what seems like forever ago now..I ventured to the big city to take Judith Cassel-Mamet's wonderful Architectural Gems drawing class. For three Mondays we gathered to learn about perspective drawing and had the chance to explore some great Denver landmarks. This is a keyhole view from inside the State Capitol Building looking outContinue Reading