Happy New Year Friends! 2019 came so fast. As we grow older, the years seem to fly by. I've read that it is a part of the nature of life for time to accelerate as we age. I see that more and more. I always start the new year older...by that I mean literally older.… Continue reading New Year…New Beginnings
When we were young children, we sometimes scraped our knees while running outside with friends. I can vividly remember falling off my bike and landing on the asphalt and tearing up my knee. I thought I could ride my bike without holding the handle bars. Okay.... I admit it wasn't smart. A boy in our… Continue reading Scars of Life
Dear Me, I want you to be strong and confident in the world. There will be challenges in life that will try to break you and cause tears. You will fall down, but you need to get up. You need to stay the course. You will be afraid because you feel different and you feel… Continue reading Letter to Me….
Most of us have ideas of what we want to be, do or have in our lives. But who has the time to intentionally get clear about what we want to create? No one. We must be deliberate and intentional on creating the time and space to focus on our personal goals. Well, everyone from… Continue reading The Power of Vision Boarding
I will have my first art sale on Friday, August 2, 2019 at Legend of McKinney. The Open Market will open at 2:00 p.m. and end at 4:00 p.m. My work is primarily acrylics and watercolors. Prints of artwork will be available for purchase.
During a dark season in my life, I needed something to help me move towards the light and God. I was very sad and I began to lose myself in illness, pain and depression. As I thought about my life, my dreams, and my passions, I remembered how much joy I received from painting. One… Continue reading Purposeful Living Art
It’s been about a year and a half since I retired from education. Many of the projects I planned were put on hold because of serious health issues that took a toll on me physically, mentally and spiritually. I look at my calendar/planner and flip through all the past months and see how life and… Continue reading Life Interrupted
Friends... My life has been CRAZY lately. I've been traveling all over. I was in New Mexico, Iowa, and Colorado in a span of 30 days. I've been in a state of constant change. Change is hard when you are not ready for it. Three days ago, I received news that my Uncle Al passed… Continue reading Life Changes in an Instant
Living geographically close or far doesn't change the love we feel for one another. Family love is much stronger than miles on a GPS map.
I am going to be real. I've come to a point in my life where I am truly happy and content. I'm saddened by the fact that it took me 51 plus years to finally be at peace with life and the world. Granted the world is crazy today, but I have no control of… Continue reading Live in the Moment
My thoughts about Chestnut Square... Mission Statement Celebrate Community, Preserve History, Inspire the Future Imagine being able to walk back to a time when life was different – no technology, no FB 😳, no convenience stores, limited transportation, no fast food restaurants, no microwave ovens, no ATMs and the list can go on. I… Continue reading Chestnut Square: McKinney’s Hidden Gem