Sharing the Abyss with Robin

“What some folks call impossible, is just stuff they haven’t seen before.” ~Chris Nielsen as portrayed by Robin Williams. (What Dreams May Come, 1998) What Dreams May Come—derived from the book with the same name was written by Richard Matheson. This movie is about the Nielsen family who loses, two children in a car crash. Annie, […]

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Seek A Second Opinion

Soooooo… I had a doctor’s appointment this morning, and in all honesty, my doctor is an awesomely wonderful man and doctor. He knows me like the back of his hand, and if I’m not mistaken, I’ve been his patient for nearly two decades. The one drawback to being his patient is the wait in the […]

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The Release

Everyone has their morning ritual. After the customary shower and making of coffee, I usually pause at my kitchen window and see what the world has to show me through that glass lamina to the outer world. The rain started in the wee-hours of the morning, and the first thing I noticed was the beauty […]

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So… “What’s It To You?!”

“Painting is a faith, and it imposes the duty to disregard public opinion.”  – Vincent Van Gogh __________________________________ A few weeks ago, I had a dear, fellow artist friend ask me what I would do in a certain scenario she encountered. A viewer of her work commented to her that he or she  just “couldn’t […]

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Why the self portrait?

One of the first assignments given to me when I was a college freshman in a 100 level drawing class was to do a self-portrait. Lots of grumbling from the class. I remember receiving extra credit for bringing one-foot-square mirrors in for the entire class. Butt-kisser, is what you’re thinking. Actually, my husband works for a glass […]

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