If this painting looks familiar to anyone, it's because on July 4th I posted this: My original painting was this: ... and, as you know I do, I always either tone a page for the future or I create something new with my leftovers of a painting. The Heavens was made from the leftovers … Continue reading The Heavens, and …
On this idea of being self-taught in my art adventures, I don’t think that’s really a thing, at least not for me. Disclaimer: I am an absolute newbie. Although I’ve made many different types of things all through my life, I just started learning to draw within the last year and to paint within … Continue reading On Being “Self-Taught”
My American Tribal Style dance troupe suffered a great loss even before the pandemic. My mother died in 2018. It took her 24 days to pass, in hospice. It was the most stressful and odd time in my life: waiting for someone to die, someone with whom so much had not been … Continue reading 1st Post-COVID Dance
Years ago, when my children were very young, I used to cook for my family once a week. ONLY once a week. That might seem weird to you or like I neglected them six days a week but, actually, that cooking day was a big, comfortable deal for me and it fed my family … Continue reading Don’t Waste Those Leftovers!