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What is the likelihood that I will finish this 101 word paintings series I set up for myself? I would say pretty dang high. As I write this little diddy right now I'm already 1/4 done with this project. But this isn't about the destination or even about stacking up paintings. This is about me and my ever evolving marriage to painting....

When I'm away from painting for far too long my insides start to crumble like stale coffee cake or canyons made of sandstone. On the outside, it may not seem like I've abandoned my painting practice.  Hell -- look around my studio and you'll find proof that my beloved paintbrushes have been in use diligently. Though my heart has a different story to tell.  One that starts with I wish...

2017  was a tough year.  I faced many uncomfortable realities I've been skirting around and brushed away cobwebs that I kept pretending were safety nets. December arrived and I looked around my studio to only notice a half neglected painting practice that's been desperately trying to grab my attention....

I needed some time to sit with this actually. For over a decade I carried a very big dream around with me of living in my husband’s homeland of Costa Rica (my heartland). 2018 was going to be the year our family finally moved there together. But last year, as a way of celebrating & honoring our home of Arizona for the last 12 years, Hansel and I created a monthly video where we visited our...