It's a late fall day, a cloudy Ohio day. My walk in the park for exercise turned into a wander. The mist began and a quiet settled in. My awareness of the birds was replaced by the company of squirrels. So many squirrels that I could hear the one up on haunches beside the trail … Continue reading I will walk far enough
Today is my 63rd birthday. No shit?! As I get older, I don't feel older. My insides still feel like they did when I was 25. Alas, my outsides don't look exactly the same. 😉 But I'm still dazzled at realizing I'm as old as I am and still mostly functional. And what does … Continue reading Landmarks in life
If you could only see in my head.... 😉
Running an art gallery showing 20+ artists has been an amazing learning experience. My artwork is here as is the work of others. I always try to show all the artists, tell all their stories and let the client decide what speaks to them. Today a group designing a new office lobby came in. They … Continue reading Do we ever learn? YES!!
...yes, indeed, it is a good idea to open a business where more and more people believe that we can change things through positive choices, by pulling together and by finding a way to love.
So to blog, or not to blog?
I just did a show at the Canton Blues Fest. It was hot, hard work, long hours, tough on the artwork and sales were light. Not a pretty picture, perhaps. But now, after I just unloaded the last box of gear from the car and am sitting down enjoying the A/C... I'm beginning to … Continue reading Art shows are tough… can’t wait for the next one?
The holiday season arrived so quickly this year that I'm just beginning to think about gift giving. In pondering the value of gifts, the need of gifts... I started thinking about gifts I've been given. To those of you who know me, you may know that I've been sooo gifted recently. No... didn't win the … Continue reading Gifts
Kirtan is a style of chanting, used in Hindi cultures for 500 years but now seeing growing popularity especially in the US. It's a "call and response" style of chanting, meaning you "follow the leader" and don't have to know anything about this style of music to participate and enjoy. It is said to have … Continue reading I’ve fallen in love… with kirtan.
I'm in this fabulous stage of life. Seems so many dreams have come true that now I'm beginning to live in this feeling that fabulous things are coming even though I'm really not sure what those things are. So many people I meet seem to think they have to "figure something out" or even to … Continue reading Follow your dream… even when you’re not sure what the dream is? 😉