Inspiration and Action a Creative Guide

I am so grateful to be walking this path as a creative, but it isn’t always easy. The wealth of information at our fingertips is truly overwhelming. I feel like I am finally cracking the code of inspiration and action. We all need some inspiration, but we also need to take action.  Last  year I […]

Walking this year and Focus on Life Week 46-Faithful

I am finally coming up for air after a very difficult summer and fall. One thing I started doing this year is walking with friends.  A couple of friends had challenges at work to see who got the most steps. Weekly now I have walked with many friends before school during the week, early in […]

Focus on life-Week 26-Free Space

I am jumping back in this week. It has been a flurry of activity in my life and I have spent very little time in the studio or even at my computer. I have been enjoying days spent with family and friends and juggling more than I care too, but it is all good and […]

Focus on Life Week 10-The Big Picture

I think winter will never end, but I know Spring is around the corner. The weeks keep flying by and I am trying to take one day at a time. It is hard not to get caught up in the little things  left undone, but I am trying to  focus on the big picture. I […]

Focus on Life-Week 8 Color and Week 9 up close

Thanks to Sally and all the participants you are all so inspiring.  I am trying to play catch up although I skipped the collage week 7 I hope to add that some time along the way. I really try to capture a picture of something I did during the week. I picked up more paint […]

Focus on Life Week 6-Quiet Calm

This is my second year participating in  Focus on Life…thank you Sally and all the participants I am stretching myself in so many ways. I took my first paining class last night and it was definitely a quiet calm moment as it started to come together and I got in to refining my painting. It […]

Focus on Life Week 4- Word(s)

In an effort to make 2014 a more productive year…I am choosing the word finish. I used to be great about picking a few things that had to be finished each day and finished them. Usually, when I pick 3 things to accomplish  I continue to do more. In 2013 , I  got derailed more […]

Focus On Life Week 52-Saying Goodbye

I have really enjoyed Focus on Life this year. I was contemplating the last prompt, and was so excited to see  Sally offering Focus on Life for 2014. Sign up today for the early bird pricing. I am not saying goodbye…but I am saying hello to what is next on the horizon. Thank you from […]

Focus On Life Week 51-Togertherness

My favorite time to spend with anyone is over the making or eating of food.  I can not believe Sally has lead us through this entire year. I know food photos do not always look great, so I waited until I made a batch of red velvet cookies with rolos in the center. I follow […]

Focus on Life- Week 42 All in a day and Week 43 In the Shadows

Focus on Life has been a weekly photo prompt challenge by  Sally Russick of the Studio Sublime. I have had trouble keeping up this fall, but I am trying to catch up this weekend. I finally re-stocked the ArtSpace Gallery gift shop in the  town of Herndon, Virginia. The ladies were great at giving me feedback […]