Tag Archives: Illustration

SPRING THAWED MY PAIN

Seasonal change has inspired many songs and paintings for me. This past fall held many challenges for me and I honestly felt like my last blog post was a downer. But my song title of “Autumn Hope” perfectly described my beautiful catharsis. As the smell of blossoms surround me this spring, I’m grateful for so much in my life. Continue reading

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AUTUMN HOPE

I was elated when I heard a new song forming. Exquisite guitar passages enveloped me and my heart swelled with joy. Just when I needed something to pull me through, this new music appeared! Continue reading

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CAN I KEEP THEM FOREVER?

When I found healing decades later, I was able to embrace my sad memories and discover insights from them. Continue reading

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LEMON TREE

My story about the overgrown lemon tree in my backyard does not carry a song. It does, however, accompany a painting that I finished last week. Continue reading

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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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I LONG TO ESCAPE

I couldn’t believe that I had ended up in this situation all because of slipping while hiking. My glorious dream of walking again in the sunshine would just have to wait a little longer. Continue reading

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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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PASSION IS ALL YOU NEED

Passion is such a beautiful thing; it is fuel for the soul. I share a story with my current artwork/music and an update about my youngest son who is 19. Continue reading

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YOU FOUND A WAY

Music is my passion, but being an artist has been my identity for most of my life. For my next two posts, I want to share about my personal life, while intertwining it with my current illustrations. 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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