Sketchbook


I know it’s cold and you just want 5 more minutes, but I believe in you.   Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. — Helen Keller Monday Joke: To whoever stole my copy of Microsoft Office, I will find you. […]

Don’t Let Monday Suck!


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I can’t believe it’s the end of the year already. That makes sense considering I slept through the first 8 months. To date, besides a few measly paintings for 30 in 30 back in January, I have not completed one painting this year. It’s so easy to beat myself up […]

2018, I hardly knew you!


I finally decided to commit to this book several months ago. I started by just doing the morning pages (3 pages hand-written every morning, conscious thought) for a month or two, then I decided to dive in to the rest. Tomorrow is the start of week 12 and it is […]

The Artist’s Way







It seems every artist has read this book. It’s been on my shelf since college. 9-11 years.  I haven’t read it. Well, I’m trying to get into the habit of the Miracle Morning routine. I love it. But I also love laying in bed and looking at Facebook until Gunnar […]

The Art Spirit





Edit: I meant to delete this post because I did not live up to my promise. I’m sorry. Past me completely over-estimated my ability to care about much of anything after my grandma died and when I’m normally a spotty at best blogger, that’s just a recipe for, well, this […]

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