Home for Christmas—A Long, Hard Journey

Flying my 89-year-old father home to Alaska for Christmas, wasn't a safe thing to do, but it was a good thing. We made it home for Christmas.

Home for Christmas—A Long, Hard Journey2018-12-28T09:34:22-09:00

All You Need is a Pencil to Keep Boredom Away

Is o.k. to be boring? What would it be like to answer at a party when asked by someone, “What do you do?” I’d probably say, “I’m an artist” and only talk about 1% of my day. But it’s my favorite 1%.

All You Need is a Pencil to Keep Boredom Away2018-11-23T14:52:16-09:00

Permission granted

As Debbie painted the look of worry melted into a smile of pure joy. Her face was radiant when she saw her finished masterpiece.

Permission granted2017-03-14T10:39:38-08:00

Keeping time by plants

I like to tell time by plants. The fireweed is finished flowering. That means the end of summer.  It’s turning into cotton,

Keeping time by plants2016-08-29T11:59:37-08:00