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Sunday dinner with loved ones

Today was absolutely perfect. Sure I was exhausted from staying up all night with my little girl and her earache. Sure I was exhausted from having to run her to the doctor's office on Sunday all while cooking a chicken. However, I find exhaustion is best tolerated when shared with loved ones. As a matter… Continue reading Sunday dinner with loved ones

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Boy can I get lost…

I have to say WOW, I just looked at my blog and saw the last time I wrote was August 28th and on that day I told you I would post a sketch the next day! So sorry. I can really get side tracked. I am writing like crazy this month and very happy about… Continue reading Boy can I get lost…

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New writing studio… no writing :(

I dug these drawings from college up and thought I would share them with you ... I found them while setting up new writing / art studio. Let me know what you think.

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Moving on ahead…

Hello again. I am happy to say that I am BACK in the writing zone! Oh boy that was not a fun bout of 'the block'. I am also happy to say that I am moving to a perfect apartment. It is over looking a pond. What a perfect way to get up and write… Continue reading Moving on ahead…

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Sometimes you need to stop and look

I was working on putting up a sign on the outside of a building the other day and heard something in the bushes. This picture just goes to show you how important it is to stop and observe and DEFINITELY always have a camera on hand! Isn't it sweet? I have to admit, I am… Continue reading Sometimes you need to stop and look

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The Ever-Changing Novel

Once again my novel has morphed into something I never expected. I outline and plan and write and then BANG - my story takes me in a different direction. Not a bad thing though, because the story is taking on a deeper meaning for me. I have learned one thing while writing this book, well… Continue reading The Ever-Changing Novel

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Mother’s Day

To all those mother/artists out there, enjoy your creative times with the chatter in the background while you can... you will miss that precious chatter. I know I will.

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My Mental Vacation

Imagine you are deep in your dreamworld under a soft and warm down comforter. A loud buzzing rudely awakens you and there you are - back in cold reality, having to get up for work and do your chores. Don't you HATE that!!!