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Listen to Your Body

This fall has been a challenging one for me.  For months now I have been dealing with a variety of health issues.  First it began with digestive problems.  It was a slow decline, but after the first yoga teacher training, …

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Meet Tiamo, which means “I love you” in Italian.  I created this painting for the fundraiser for SPOT, Saving Pets One at a Time.  I especially like the warmth in his eyes.  When the painting was given to Tiamo’s …

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SPOT (Saving Pets One at a Time) Fundraiser

Witch Creek Winery Grand Opening
SPOT Fundraiser
Come join me on October 16th for a HOWL-O-WEEN K9 Costume Contest!  There will be prizes, wine, and live music!  Tickets cost $20 and may be purchased at Witch Creek Winery.  Call …

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Powerful Beauty



I created this beauty in an animal drawing class I took.  I grew quite attached to it and I’m realizing that I need to learn how to let go of my creations.  Well, I did get help from the …

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COAL Gallery Reception


I recently joined the art league COAL Gallery located in downtown Carlsbad.  This was a big step for me.  I picked up an application to join at least 3-4 times before I filled out the application and submitted it.  My

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The Cat with ‘Tude


Meet Buster, or as we like to affectionately call him, Bustah.  We took him in several years ago after he was abandoned.  He looks a lot like the first furry cat love of my life, Mischief.  However, Mischief he is …

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Feeling Foxy

I worked on this fox in an animal drawing class.  I love drawing and painting animals.  Their beauty always grabs a hold of me.  Due to technical difficulties, you’ll need to click on the link below to check it out.…

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Walk with Gratitude

Today as I walked down the block and back to my home, I felt my heart open wide to joy and gratitude.  Just ‘cos.  There was no rhyme or reason why I felt this except for the feeling of pure …

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It’s Just a Name, Folks!

Here’s an article I wrote about the joys of being Jewish and named Catherine.  After having one conversation too many about people being confused that I was born Jewish and given the name of a Catholic saint, this is the …

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