My Latest Blog Posts

  • Soft LandingJanuary 11, 2017 - 4:00 pm

    In the defeat of rejection by my kids and the art market last year, my primary identities as Mother and Artist were stripped away in one swift slamming of a door to a well worn path of a lifetime of pleasing other. With no other choice I stepped inside looking for myself in the depths […]

  • The FieldJanuary 5, 2017 - 7:36 pm

    “Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing,  there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass, the world is too full to talk about. Ideas, language, even the phrase each other doesn’t make any sense.” Rumi   Original Painting available here

  • Self RespectDecember 31, 2016 - 6:33 pm

    Skunk medicine has been coming in, showing up in the pre dawn hours as I make my way down the garden path to my meditation temple, carrying Georgie so he doesn’t chase the nocturnal creatures who are so active at this time. Skunk is very shy, cautious and illusive, yet one glance at her makes […]

  • Process Painting RetreatDecember 20, 2016 - 6:56 pm

    A couple of weeks ago I took a 5 day process painting workshop at the lovely Esalen Institute in magnificent Big Sur.  I always have transformative experiences there and this retreat was no exception.  I have a routine there of waking up at 4 am to go soak in the mineral hot tubs under the […]