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Quotes Illustrated #5 Bestseller Today – Who Won the Giveaway?

Never in my wildest dreams did I think my self-published book, Quotes Illustrated, would be ranked #5 on Amazon (in the Quotations category). Just as I discovered 14 years ago with my Fragments, quotes and art are a mix that we cannot resist. The combination of wise and encouraging words and visual delight is timeless. [WOO […]

Quotes Illustrated Now In Print + a Giveaway!

  I am so pleased to announce the publication of a dream – Quotes Illustrated, 100 Works of Art Inspired by Words. Quotes Illustrated is a beautiful compendium of 100 inspiring and motivating quotes illustrated by some of todays most talented mixed media artists. It debuted with rave reviews (read here) from Jo Packham of Where […]

Cover Girl Announcement

Let me introduce you to the new cover girl! Her name is Emily (as in the title,  Emily Hurries Home in Time for Tea.) The winning artist is Joanie Springer from Art for the Soul of It. The response was overwhelming. I had to shut down voting early because I reached my 1000 response limit on Survey […]

Pick the Cover for My Book

I need your help. I can’t decide on a cover for Quotes Illustrated. If you’re new here you might not know that I am self-publishing a book of illustrated quotes. You can find out all the details and back-story here. The book is just about done except for a few details…like the cover image. I […]

Got Talent? Own It!

There appears to be a very fine line between being modest and owning up to your success. At one end is the obnoxious person who sounds arrogant and boastful. It is equally as inappropriate to sound meek and humble, dismissive even, of your success. I’m speaking of extremes, but my experience a few months ago got […]

Buried Treasure

Welcome to my blast from the past. I am participating in Seth Apter’s Buried Treasure Post: The premise is simple. On Wednesday, June 12th all participating bloggers will re-post one (or more) of their favorite posts that ever appeared on their blog. I believe in synchronicity, which is why I chose these two post from just […]

Present Time Post #22

Constant Discovery I was led to this beautiful term by a sequence of web-based occurrences today that began with a Facebook notification of an old friend’s birthday. FB → a website → Amazon → another book → another website → this quote: This unknowable life is a mirror that allows us to discover the truth — not by beliefs, or concepts, […]

Present Time Post #20

I made this tiny paper doll in a class with The Oiseaux Sisters back in May 2006. It’s one of my most cherished pieces. I wrote in my blog post that the weekend was “a chance to explore, to renew, to discover and to refill.” Do you ever take a class or have a weekend getaway and […]

Present Time Post #18

  Today was a wonderful continuation of yesterday’s calm demeanor. I love this! The question is: am I just going through a no stress, no out-of-the-blue problem period or is this calm, “no-worries” mindset actually taking hold and creating a new beingness for me? I’m cleaning out the room where I dumped all my stuff when […]

Present TIme Post #10

Sedona Moonrise The only place joy can be found is right here and right now. A quote from Seth Godin’s blog today. He read my mind. – – – – –