Sewing Time

It took me a while to get this one done, but here it is.  I couldn’t have done it without the help of a friend of mine who gave me some pretty great tips that improved the painting quite a …

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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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Honoring Your Gifts

Today I took a moment to write to two people in the Hands of Peace program to share what I appreciate about them.  I asked one person to pause for a moment to really honor all that he’d done to …

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Taking Action

A lot of people have been wondering what they can do to make this world a safer place. They want to do something tangible but don’t know where to look or how to begin.  I’d like to share a few …

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Twelve Self-Care Ideas

Since the massacre in Orlando last Sunday, my mind and emotions have been agitated and it has been difficult for me to sleep.  I realized, when thinking of what to post in my blog, that what I wanted to share …

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A Mantra to Remove Fear

The other day our country faced another tragedy.  I found myself trying to process what happened and the escalating violence in our country that is sadly becoming the norm.  I remembered participating in a Global Sadhana with Spirit Voyage when …

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Fear is What You Imagine

Before heading out today to distribute my business cards to local animal shops, I felt a twinge of fear.  I was nervous.  Oh my goodness!  What’s going to happen?  Will I be told, “No, get out!” upon asking if I …

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