Author Archives: Judy

About Judy

I'm an illustrator by profession. At this juncture in my life, I am pursuing my dream of writing and composing music. Every day of my life is precious!

#57 TAKING STOCK OF ART AND MY LIFE

Originally posted on ILLUSTRATING MY LIFE:
This past summer, I’ve had a renewed interest in painting. It has not only been fun, but also astonishingly productive. Even as I am painting something, I find myself planning for the next one.…

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#56 IT WAS FRUITFUL BEING AN ILLUSTRATOR – PART 2

Originally posted on ILLUSTRATING MY LIFE:
In 2016, I was busy working for Tillamook Dairy Company. I had a few other small jobs scattered here and there, but my work has been very sparse since then. There was an exception,…

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MY ONE-YEAR ANKLEVERSARY

Ankle-versary = The anniversary date for breaking an ankle.
My ankleversary has brought me closer to the finish line. I will never be where I was before, but my finish line is about being able to move on from the injury. I’ve learned so much because of it. Continue reading

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Magical Piano – Songs of Healing & Hope

Originally posted on Judy Unger Music:
Below are two of my most recent releases on Insight Timer. They can be accessed by clicking on the image: My magical piano tracks are related to a new course that is not yet…

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Door To My Heart – Guitar Medley

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Door To My Heart – Insight Timer Page Door To My Heart Guitar Instrumental Songs – Bandcamp Album Door To My Heart – Links to stories, performances, lyrics and other recordings For almost a…

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THERE ARE NO WORDS

It turned out there were words for me to find and I’m really glad I could finally write something today for this blog. Anything that can pierce the numbness inside of me feels worth writing about, even if it is as simple as a visit with my daughter at the park. Continue reading

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HEALING SONG – PART 3

I was excited to record my guitar on my patio for this post. My music continues to heal me. Continue reading

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#55 REUNITED WITH MY BEECH-NUT ORIGINALS – A JOYOUS AND JARRING EXPERIENCE

Originally posted on ILLUSTRATING MY LIFE:
Link to Part 1 about my Beech-Nut illustrations: #40 WHEN I WORKED FOR BEECH-NUT, I COULDN’T PUT A LID ON IT Twenty years ago, I painted over 80 illustrations that adorned Beech-Nut Baby Food…

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SOMEONE TO LOVE YOU – PART 3

Beyond the love I have for my children, I am practicing self-love. My devotion to following my passion is a gift I have given myself. I am overjoyed that my songs and words have comforted and touched so many people. I have found my way home because of music. The love in my heart takes me there. Continue reading

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CLOSE TO MY HEART

My blessings overwhelm me. I find myself whispering this: Thank you, God, for my wonderful children – for my beautiful music and songs – for my continued healing. Despite having an avulsion fracture on top of my broken fibula – I am going to be okay. Continue reading

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