I need a New Normal

Hello! Things have been overwhelming for me since I last posted. In the midst of me trying to deal with my health situation, my grandfather died. His funeral was supposed to be the day before my appointment with a neurosurgeon. But we had another blizzard, which caused the funeral to be postponed to the next […] page 021713

I Am Open To Spontaneous Healing

Today the sun was shining, which always makes me happy, and my energy level was up. So I started some vegetarian chilli in the crock pot, and worked in my journal while it was cooking. These phrases on my journal page are things I’ve been thinking about lately, and I liked getting them down in […]

Twelve things for 121212

  I’m part of the Sketchbook Challenge, and one of the members had a great idea to mark this day–that we each take a photo of a collection of 12 of something that is part of our artlife, and put it into a post on the group’s blog. I took a photo of 12 of […] - Gratitude 07.22.12a


Considering all of the pet trauma I’ve been going through, I thought it would be a good time to do a journal page on gratitude. I did it this weekend. It felt good to work in my journal, and to think about all of the things I have to be grateful for–including the wonderful 11 […] - 07.15.12 Journal Page for Goliath

I am Your Beacon

First, I want to thank everyone who has donated to my ChipIn “Operation: Find Goliath” fund. All amounts are appreciated, no matter how large or small because every bit helps. The support I’ve gotten through the donations and notes is heartwarming. I also appreciate all of the calls, texts & e-mails I get about possible […] - 07.13.12 journal page

Goliath still Missing & Chip In

My sweet cat Goliath, who I refer to as my little baby (even though he’s an adult cat) is still missing. The last I saw him was Saturday night, June 23rd, when we went to bed. And I haven’t seen him since. He’s been missing now for 3 weeks. Needless to say, I’m beside myself. […]