This is a reminder: Action. Action wins over most everything else. There's a lot of people in the world who try to point the path out to others who long to be on that path. Many times, they are trying to find the way themselves, but they are just a little further along, so they … Continue reading The way
Oh, my gosh! I am working on some amazing things right now. I have about five stories all coming together. It's fantastic. This is when it's so nice to be trusting the process and following the flow. I give it a week and it'll probably go crashing down. It's not that I'm being pessimistic or … Continue reading Free Fiction: Mystery of the Stardust Monk – Part 4
Fresh off the easel and setup for auction on eBay: Love this one with the little rocks and flowers. I'd love to see what's just over the hill -- how about you? Click here for auction details.
Everyone faces challenges of one sort or another. The highs and lows of life may erupt within a day. But you always have the ability to "make a wish." You can always desire a change, prefer that things were different. But it doesn't stop there. Action, movement, going forward needs to proceed the wish. … Continue reading Make a Wish
If you know the quote, finish it now with me, "...there would be no butterflies." Very good. 🙂 A dear friend of mine found this quote on some cards and some magnets. She was telling me about it and saying that she wanted a larger size. That very night, I was walking around a thrift … Continue reading If nothing ever changed…
Not mine this time, but a good one I thought I'd share with you in case you haven't already seen it. Neil Gaiman gives a commencement speech and it's worthy for all artists to see. I related to it so much that I watched most of this video in tears - very inspiring. Make good … Continue reading Another video
I'm currently sitting at Barnes and Noble reading the new issue of ImageFX. What lovely art they have in this issue. Something interesting that has caught my eye is the Editors's Letter. Editor Claire Howlett writes about doing what you love in this issue. She also mentions to readers that might find themselves letting lack … Continue reading Who’s breaking eggs now?
I've been feeling a little guilty since my last post. After all, who am I to shoot down someone's dream? I still think I was mostly right. Feel free to disagree if you want. Let's say, however, that I wanted to get a painting into the Louvre or the Smithsonian. Straight up, let me as … Continue reading Dreamers, dream!
Sometimes life gives you various challenges and we have to rise to the occasion or sink under the waves. Sometimes these situations change us in ways we never even dreamed of. Over the course of my blog, I lamented several times about the loss of my writing. To have held an ambition for so many … Continue reading A Turn in the Road