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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Crossing Off a Bucket-List Item

Two weekends ago – February 2, I celebrated an event that I had dreamed about since I was in early high school—an art show. Sure, I’ve shown my work many times, but this one was different. But first, let me preface you with some background… High School Art Club circa 1989, My FIRST experience in […]

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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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