In the Moment

Sometimes I’m not the most present person. I have a job, and kids, and housework and another job. There are phone messages and emails, bills and business. Too often I find myself saying, “In a minute.” or “Maybe next time.” Sometimes I forget how to slow down. No, STOP. And listen. Or sit in the […]

A Sense of Occasion

Why yes, we do wear tutus to make art in this house. Doesn’t everyone?


I am a bundle of nerves. I have been for days. I drop things. I snap at people. My kids are back to calling me Mad Mom, and only half jokingly. Someone spilled an entire bottle of glue on the wood floor and let it dry. There was a glob of jelly on the carpet. […]


This painting has been rattling around in my head for months. Months. Before Evelyn Evelyn released an album. Before I went to the concert in May. I knew exactly what I wanted to paint – an image as haunting as the album and its concept. My daughter and her big brown eyes would be a […]

A Productive Weekend: In Pictures

 And we painted. Well, I did. Completed: July 18, 2010 Soundtrack: Jonny Lang Beverage: Coke Zero