My Friend the Weekly Planner
A weekly planner has been part of my daily life for over ten years now.  There are countless ways of keeping track of life’s commitments; such as in a wall calendar, computer ...
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Time and Place - Growing Up at Point Holmes
Every time I visit the place I grew up – Pt. Holmes on the windy tip of the Comox  Peninsula – I  still feel very connected to the smells, sounds and sights.  ...
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Creative Impulse
Lately I’ve been writing in my journal almost daily as well as taking pictures as a way to stay in touch with my creativity in the midst of a busy life with ...
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Burning Thoughts
  Over the years I’ve had a few dreams about fire.  Sometimes I see the licking flames in sharp detail and other times something is burning more in the distance.  A couple times there ...
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Giving Thoughts Wings
Daydreaming is a way of making connections in our life, finding meaning and coming up with new ideas.  People value busyness and the resulting rewards of a productive life but I believe ...
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The Artist's Path
One thing I’ve learned about being an artist is that no one else will tell you that you must create.  An artist needs to have their own belief in what they have ...
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New Painting: Commute
Spending time at our local ski hill, Mount Washington, is a welcome escape from winter grayness, (less expensive than a plane ticket) and also a great way to spend time outdoors.
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Time With Emily Carr
While reading all her books in succession I started to feel like Emily Carr was becoming a friend which I looked forward to hanging out with at the end of the day.  ...
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Book Review: "Imagine: How Creativity Works" by Jonah Lehrer
I really enjoyed this recommendation by a visitor on the studio tour. The main lesson in this book is that creativity shouldn’t be thought of as strictly the realm of artists or ...
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