I love my family. I love to paint. I love to do home improvements. I love to take a blank slate, whether it be a white canvas or a tired room in the house, and make it sing. It is so rewarding personally to create something beautiful, at least beautiful to me. As the sayings go, art is subjective, and beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” -Thomas Merton

The Virtue of Selfishness

Sunday, February 17, 2019

I just recently joined a Woman’s Life chapter out here in Grand Rapids, Michigan. For our introduction and the beginning of the New Year, we all needed...

Pool Room Studio

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Being married to the military and trying to pursue my dream of being a painter has been challenging to say the least. Often times we are barely getting...

Global Warming

Sunday, February 3, 2019

To frame the whole picture, I have to go back 15 years. Back then my husband was still serving in the Navy,  and we received orders to move to Norfolk,...

Living in the Shadows

Sunday, January 27, 2019

How do you start to communicate with others when you feel as if you have been living in the shadows of someone else’s fame and glory for the past 25...

This is me