Archives for October 2009

Source of Inspiration

What is it about my obsession with quotes? I have been collecting them since I was 13 and using them in my art for over 10 years. A quote is a wisdom sound bite about life. The quotes in my collection ring true for me. They open my eyes to what is real, what is genuine, provide […]

Local Color

One of the movies I have been catching up on is the award winning Local Color.  I highly recommend it.  A movie all artists and anyone with a dream should see.

Quilt Market & Festival

Vamping in my Booth It’s done. I did it. I survived! 11 days away (including the 2 travel days)! I’m in my 6th day of recouperation, taking time to relax, reenergize, watch movies, clean my studio and be with family. It’s also time to plan, organize, weed and sift through all the ideas and enery that came my […]

Janice Lowry

I just found out that the amazing  and beautiful mixed-media artist, Janice Lowry,  slipped away from this world on September 20, 2009. I thank the equally beautiful Pam Garrison for her post about Janice and want to share this beautiful video with all of you here. Janice Lowry is the type of woman/artist I want to be […]


While I am busy writing my blog report on Quilt Market & Festival, I wanted to share this great article by Christine Kane with you ~ How to Be an Extreme Encourager Many years ago, when I first shared my dream of being a songwriter with one of my best friends, she knitted her brows and said, “Huh?” […]

New Book Arrived!

I just had to pop in and tell you that my contributor copy of Creative Ways with Books & Journals just arrived. Unexpected mail is always so exciting isn’t it?  Sue Bleiweiss and Terri Stegmiller of Two Creative Studio did an amazing job of self-publishing, so obviously not only are they talented artists, but book designers, photographers and […]