I paint to know. I paint to learn. I paint to understand what’s below the surface; that deep river of beingness all life possesses. Be it a portrait of the land, an animal or coming to an understanding about my own, inner world, my intention is to capture the spirit of my … Continue reading Why I Paint, Take Two
Do you remember Cole Porter’s song Night and Day? That “oh-so hungry yearning, burning” thing? That’s me. I’m yearning and burning to teach Intentional Creativity in the Color of Woman Method. (It’s also how I’m feeling about my Muse at the moment, but that’s another blog for another time.) What is Intentional Creativity? It’s a … Continue reading Intentional Creativity
HORSE, TELL ME ABOUT FREEDOM, PLEASE. Freedom is Running For joy Bucking For joy Twisting my neck, feeling my power For joy Freedom is Scenting the wind and Finding sweet grasses there Finding fresh water there Finding my herd there Freedom is Standing perfectly still in warm sunlight, Rippling my skin … Continue reading Freedom Is Moving Beyond
Victor Wooden is an amazing bass player. He’s played with people like Bela Fleck & the Flecktones (founding member) and Chick Corea. One of his albums, Yin-Yang, is on my ever-shuffling iPod, my endless playlist of some 8000+ songs. I’ve got a couple of his albums, but that’s not important. He’s a very inspiring man. His tag … Continue reading Looking for a Hero
Until very (very) recently I believed it was my responsibility to keep my loved ones happy. Silly me. Talk about enabling. We were all born happy and it’s our own responsibility to keep our Happiness Tank Full. It’s an inside job. But I somehow got it into my head that because I’m basically a happy … Continue reading Happiness
I’m feeling like I’m coming down with a bout of creativity. It is a great feeling. Brightness Calling is wrapping up nicely. I’ll be spending the next couple of days focusing on that. The new publishing date is September 30th. In my indie publishing world, where I hold the reins, books are like babies. You’ve got a … Continue reading Got a New Due Date for Episode Two—Just 10 days away!
When Mr. Al and I moved, we had to say buh-bye to our cable TV network and hello to one of the satellite ones. We picked DISH because of their Hoppers and Joeys. How cute is that? Little kangaroo references can’t be beat. Anyway, the TV has always been the domain of Mr. Al because … Continue reading Ahhhhhh, The Warm Fuzzies