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My Heart Hurts for Ruby

Note: I wrote this post July 10, 2018 but didn’t post it. I wanted to include photos of Ruby, but was too heartbroken to go through them then and prepare them for the post. And doing it now still brings back all of the painful heartache of losing my best friend.   I’ve lost my […] - 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 […]

Much Needed Artist Date

Even though I’m a self-employed artist, I’ve been doing everything BUT make art lately. I’ve been busy finishing up the kid’s book I wrote, working on switching my online shop to a different shopping cart system, but most of all, working like a maniac editing knitting patterns for Knitter’s Magazine. Finally, I was able to […]

30 Days of Drawing – 12.30.11

Last night, I participated in the Final Friday Gallery Crawl here in Lawrence, KS. It was a smaller attendance than we’ve had the other times, but we expected that might be the case due to the timing with the holidays. We still had a great time, and it was nice to see new faces and […]

30 Days of Drawing – 12.01.11

Today is day 1 of 30 days of Drawing! I was all excited about it last night. I had planned on getting up, walking the dog, eating, then getting right to the drawing then blogging. It didn’t work out that way. Things kept happening, and to be honest, I was having kind of a bad […]