The Gift of Giving

  We’ve all heard the old saying “It’s better to give than to receive.” Lately, I’ve been experiencing the truth of that. I had somehow gotten to a place where I wasn’t inspired to give very often – not of my money, my time, or my Self. I didn’t realize it, but I also felt…

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The Times They Are A-Changing

I’m so sorry if it seems as though I’m ignoring you. I know that in the past several months, I have only posted sporadically. There was a time when I loved blogging and couldn’t wait to share my thoughts with you, my art with you. Now, it’s not that I don’t want to share myself…

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Upcoming Art Shows

I’m so pleased that I’ve got a couple of Art Shows coming up! The first is in Fontana on Saturday, 28 July at 15556 Summit Avenue. I’ll be doing a demo at my booth of Affirmation Cards. Stop by and see how I make these popular little pieces of motivational art! The second upcoming show…

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Mixed Media May Giveaway!

  Just a quick reminder — It’s not too late to enter the FABULOUS giveaway at Mixed Media May! The deadline has been extended until Saturday, 30 June!

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Regrets Suck!

A friend of mine lost her oldest brother a few days ago. He had a massive stroke and died a couple of days later. He was a fairly young man — in his mid 50s. What if I died in my mid 50s? That was a sobering thought! How many things would I regret – if…

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CREATE Irvine, Part Two

CREATE lasted from Wednesday, 30 May, through Sunday, 03 June (I got there Tuesday night so I’d be well rested for the classes, and to have time to hang out with Carol and get to know her a bit). I’m just now blogging about it because there was no time during the retreat and, with…

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CREATE Irvine, Part One

I recently spent six days at CREATE Irvine, one of the art retreats put on by Cloth Paper Scissors each year. It was my first art retreat and I had sooo much fun! I hope I can do it again next year. I met lots of really nice people, including my roommate! Carol and I…

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A Change of Course

They say the only constant is CHANGE, and boy is that true of my life! In a little over five years, I’ve lived in three different cities, set myself up in the art business, started and stopped podcasting, and curated Mixed Media May. I’ve been to my first art retreat (more details to come about…

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Mixed Media May Comes To An End!

I know it’s been a few weeks since I updated my blog … And I know I was going to participate in the May Flower Challenge … Would you believe I just got busy? I have to admit — as much fun as it was, Mixed Media May took a lot of my time this month. Because it’s…

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Art in the Park Outdoor Art Festival

  I had the most amazing time at Art in the Park in Redlands over the week-end! Not only did I have good sales, I had a chance to catch up with some old friends and make some new ones. The guy at the booth next to mine was incredible. He and his sons make…

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