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  • Where was I?

    After taking an accidental blog vacation for two weeks, thanks to both positive (familial) and negative (server fail) situations, this week I conducted an extensive experiment into what you can screw up…

  • Things hold

    First, let me start by saying that everyone in my family is currently perfectly healthy. However, last week I had a mammogram that came up with some suspicious findings. I have a…

  • Oh, the drama

    I have to tell you, I have never really known exactly how these new paintings would work. I had some vague ideas and then it was a big leap into the void.…

  • The big phony

    I recently had a studio visit with a woman who has been collecting my work for years. She is also one of the better people I have had the good luck to…

  • The cat, the king, and the soldier

    My daughter starts kindergarten in a week, so it seemed especially appropriate to accidentally unearth a few old drawings of mine from when I was her age. Here is one my mother…

  • The drawing board

    I was really, really, really sick of looking at this piece this week. I could tell most of it was right, but it just wasn’t working. My husband, who thanks to years…

  • The noodling

    It was really satisfying getting all these backgrounds done for my 13 new All In pieces this week. Along the way I realized I have many brushes with bristles that are blown…

  • The land that never has been yet

    I put finishing touches on a couple of Cluster backgrounds this week: And finished placing and gluing people on a few others (which means they’re the first ones done!): This one might…

  • Wild and tidy

    I spent the last couple of weeks in Maryland, visiting and helping my mother. Although this trip did remind me that I don’t like clouds of gnats in my face and I…

  • To tell you the truth

    What is your purpose in life? It sounds like such an overwhelming question. But when my friend (and catalyst) Zarah recently asked me, the answer came so easily it made me laugh:…