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Anger – Untangling the Knots of Confusion

For the last few weeks in the art workshops my art partner Lee and I facilitate at The Lighthouse, a residential substance abuse treatment program in Oxnard, we’ve been focusing on the emotions the women most frequently and intensely deal with on a daily basis. Not surprisingly, the emotion that was at the . . . → Read More: Anger – Untangling the Knots of Confusion

How Does My Garden Grow

At a recent writing group the prompt offered us was to write about “blue.”  As we read our quickly written results, more than one of us commented, “Why didn’t I think of that one?” Once home I found the quick writes lead to a more leisurely process of  revision and refinement. My . . . → Read More: How Does My Garden Grow

Otherwise – Everyday Gratitude

Several years ago my computer crashed big time. When everything was being reinstalled we could’t find the disk of fancy fonts I’d used for years. Occasionally now I come across a document that’s indecipherable because the particular font I’d used is no longer installed.  Usually I can figure out a word or short phrase, . . . → Read More: Otherwise – Everyday Gratitude

Mudholes & Fire Hydrants

A few days ago, in response to “Inspiration – Unbidden Images,” I received a lovely reconnecting email from a woman I met briefly at a women’s conference back East where I was the artist-in-residence. In my reply I inquired about her own life of art-making. She candidly replied that for the last few years she’d felt like a dried . . . → Read More: Mudholes & Fire Hydrants