Etsy Shop Open For Biz

This website keeps me so busy with orders that I rarely have time to 1) paint anything that’s not on commission; or 2) list anything for sale in my Etsy shop. Well, my current underemployment now allows me to do both! Check out my Etsy Shop for notecards, art prints and two new original paintings. […]

With One Arm Tied Behind My Back

Last week I was doing the dishes when a glass broke, resulting in a nasty cut to my left arm. My sister drove me to urgent care, where I received five stitches and a dismissive bandaid which hardly prompted the kind of sympathy I was looking for at home. The thing is, this isn’t my […]


HorseGirl TV

I started watching HorseGirl TV podcasts many years ago when I bought my first iPod. Today, I’m on it. HorseGirl TV is great because it highlights many aspects of horse care and competition from reining, to dressage, to mounted police. Of course, I’m partial to the hunters. I recently painted a portrait of host Angelea’s […]


When my son was about three he liked to play “hersies,” which, for those of you who don’t speak Toddlerese, that’s “horsies.” He would spend hours talking to the stuffed hersies, that he had named himself – Blickitang, Rachael and Victor, among others. Like so many other mispronunciations I’ve picked up from my kids’ toddler […]