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Sharing Stories

Pour a cup of your favorite brew and join me to share our stories!

Sharing Stories

Pull up a chair and join me to share our stories!

Sharing Stories

Grab a marshmallow and join me to share our stories!

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The Big Epic

My entire life can be seen through the lens of “The Big Epic.” I’m a master at thinking outside the box, laying out detailed plans (oh how I love lists!) and starting the next adventure, followed by making some type

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A Colorful Creative Life

I have played with art since I was little. For many years, I honed my photography skills, learning more each time I went wandering with my camera. My hubby regrets not buying me a digital camera years earlier since it

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My Personal Year of Jubilee

I started blogging regularly as a way to ponder life as I celebrated “My Personal Year of Jubilee,” headed toward my 50th birthday in May 2012. I made time to regularly look back, look around, and look forward. If you

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Stories from Navajoland

We spent three years living and working in a remote area of Navajoland (2010-2012). If you would like to see photos and read about that experience, check out the archives (and very rare new posts) at

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Stories from Heartbreak

April 2, 2016 | No Comments

“Perhaps some day I’ll crawl back home, beaten, defeated. But not as long as I can make stories out of my heartbreak, beauty out of sorrow.” –Sylvia Plath

Every person will eventually experience heartbreak—death of a loved one, broken relationship, losing Read more »

Bloom True! (Free Bonus Tutorial)

March 1, 2016 | No Comments

I am excited to announce the release of a new online art-journaling class: Growing Hope!

To celebrate this new course, I am giving away this free Bonus Tutorial which will give you a taste of the techniques and Read more »

Be a DOORHOLDER…not a gatekeeper

January 16, 2016 | No Comments

Think back to a time when you were going to a new place alone. Did you hesitate as you neared the door? Did you have butterflies, nervous about what to expect and who you might meet? Did you wonder if Read more »

Cuppa Tea

Hello world!

December 1, 2015 | No Comments

Welcome to my beautiful, messy corner of the world! Come in, grab a cuppa tea or coffee, sit down and stay awhile. I always enjoy meeting new folks and hanging out with old friends. It is an honor to hear Read more »