The Eyes Don’t Have It

There are a couple things I don’t often share with people: One, my vision is awful and, two, my income from my creative work is less than what some panhandlers make. Wait, no, there’s three things: I also hate my glasses. How awful is my vision? From an early age, eye doctors have looked at … Continue reading The Eyes Don’t Have It

One Last Artistic Hurrah

Geez, how long has it been since I set my colored pencils and paintbrushes aside to buckle down and truly focus on writing? Sifting back through the old blog post pile, it looks like it was WAY back in August 2017 (you know, ancient times as far as the Interwebs go) when I wrote about … Continue reading One Last Artistic Hurrah

collage, mulberry paper

Getting Scrappy With My Art

Hello Everyone! A few weeks ago I attended an Art Trade Show hosted by the Clackamas County Arts Alliance. Even though none of the displays grabbed my eye, I couldn't escape the siren's call to wander through their little shop of art supplies. I managed to resist many tempting treats, but somehow a pack of … Continue reading Getting Scrappy With My Art

Time for My Flying Dragons and Little Buddies

That blog post title almost makes it sound like I'm starting a circus of some sort. While I'd love to have a herd of dancing elephants and a few tigers to add to my cat collection, there's just no room in my garden for a show under the big top. Instead, the only show I have … Continue reading Time for My Flying Dragons and Little Buddies

Take Me to Church!

Although the looming inauguration of the Orange One has me wondering how great this new year will be, Happy (belated) 2017, everyone! With all the political BS and celebrity deaths, the world was bemoaning 2016 as the worst year ever, but for me the year ended on a high note with an acceptance to show … Continue reading Take Me to Church!