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I TURNED MY LIFE AROUND

For this post, I am sharing my feelings about something so personal that I’m amazed I’m able to do it. It isn’t easy to talk about being overweight and dieting. Continue reading

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LIFE IS ALL ABOUT DEPARTURES AND ARRIVALS

I am confident that today I am on a path going somewhere beautiful. I am exactly where I am supposed to be. Pathways cannot lead to dead ends when there is willingness to see forks in the road. Continue reading

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GOING NUTS

Sometimes, just when I’ve felt like I am “cracking up,” I have found my greatest insight. Continue reading

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I RAISED THE BAR

Over the past week I began working on a new illustration assignment. Continue reading

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SHE GAVE ME WINGS

In 1997, I received an illustration assignment for a series of note cards. I ended up illustrating six butterflies, a honeybee, and two flowers. Of those paintings, only the four butterflies were published. Whenever I painted anything, the first thing I did was search out reference. Because I liked insects and butterflies, I had a few books and photos. While looking at my files, I came across a clipping. It mentioned that there was a lady who wasn’t too far away from where I lived. She specialized in renting insects. Continue reading

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