the edge of death…10 years later

the release of my new fine art website as I reflect on 10 years after healing from heavy metal poisioning

It can be difficult to talk about death. Or pain or sickness; or loss or grief. When I first healed from heavy metal poisoning in 2006, I wanted to run and run and run and live. I wanted to live like mad. I didn’t want to remember 10 years of …

ALSC’s Day of Diversity

one woman's ritual

Like nearly everything in life, I approached ALSC’s Day of Diversity as ritual. The invitation to co-facilitate one of the break-out sessions was the doorway in. The very early preparation began. Flights and hotel were booked. I worked with my co-facilitators, Roxana Barillas and Gretchen Caserotti to craft our session. …

everywhere there are teachers

raven has been with us for months

we pay attention to the animals and plants in our life and what they are bringing us to learn. especially if they are showing themselves over and over to us. so it is with raven. raven dances in our tree outside our window clucking a message, follows us on our …

Afraid of the Flow

Learning to live life the way I make art

Learning to live life the way I make art Nearly all of us have been divorced from the full strength of our creative flow since the freewheeling freedom of childhood. And honestly, I know many of us didn’t have the kinds of childhoods that encompass a whole lotta freewheeling. So …