Thanks to Matt Moser for this beautiful shot of the gallery as we opened in 2013 I turned in my keys, watched the landlord lock the door and walked away from what used to be Journey Art Gallery. I'm so excited!!!! Many people have voiced their support and congratulations on a job well … Continue reading The next chapter
I live in Canton OH. I don't watch the news. So I was surprised today when a friend told me that Donald Trump would be in our town tonight for a rally. Damn... that gave me the weirdest feeling as to me, he's very scary. Scary in that he seems to resonate with divisiveness and … Continue reading When you worry about darkness…
If you know me well, then you know that I threw my TV in the trash during 9/11
(This blog first appeared on the JourneyArtGallery.com site That blog will eventually go away, so I opted to copy it here so I could remember how that time of life felt. ) Judi and I made an announcement this week that our store, Snarky Art & Journey Studios is closing Sept 30. We both said, … Continue reading When everything is changing
Several months ago, an image with this quote appeared on my Facebook page. "May the next few months be a period of magnificent transformation." You know how sometimes you see something and think, "That's nice." And other times the phrase grabs you gently by the nape of the neck and exerts just a bit of pressure. As a momma … Continue reading Beautiful transformation? Sounds good!
I love my birthday. I love to celebrate me and life. I know that might sound self-centered but you've got to pay attention to you once in awhile. No one else in your life will ever really know you the way you do. To understand all the dreams, the hopes, the strengths, the fears and … Continue reading You’ve got to pay attention to you
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.... 😉
I just got back from a long vacation. I was traveling out of the country with a group from all over the world. I learned a lot and had a lot of fun. But it was one of the first statements one of my fellow travelers made that sticks with me... and I'm writing … Continue reading A long winter’s nap?
I turned 62 this year. I'm not bragging or complaining, it's just my reality. And by the way, 62 feels absolutely great. I've made a lot a changes over the years in regards to what I put in and on my body, what I allow in the environment around my body. Maybe these changes have paid off … Continue reading Clean up the planet… and start with you