This is a continuation of my ongoing journey thru Depression & Anxiety. Chapter 1 is here. Thank you for your comments and sharing your own story. I had just moved in with Grandson’s family. God love ‘em. Family of five took me plus dog into their 3 br, ONE bath duplex. After living in a […]
I’ve tried to write this so many times . . . and just gave up. I didn’t know where to start. Still don’t so I’m just going to spit out words until something makes some sense. But there is no sense to depression and anxiety. If you’ve suffered with either, you know what I mean. […]
. . . unless you ask me to paint an abstract horse. Then there’ll likely be problems. Very likely. I’ve painted for 20 years, and in all the wall murals and canvases I’ve never once painted an abstract. So what in the world possessed me to tell a dear friend, “Abstract? Sure, no problem!” Whoo boy. […]
Some of you might remember the movie “If it’s Tuesday, it must be Belgium”, and that’s how I’ve been feeling these past weeks. I moved out of my home in Placerville last February to my grandson’s home in Sacramento. And now I’ve moved again, to a dear friend’s house. As long as I was with […]
Painting collard greens took three times before they looked right. The dog, however, was a very patient model.
I had every intention of following up Caregiver Journey Pt 1 with my husband’s first knee surgery, a story I’ve repeated over and over thru the years. But the words just wouldn’t come. I was overly emotional, in fact, and was at a loss as to why . . . until I looked at the […]
Most of you know that I took care of my mother for several years until her passing in October 2014. What you might not know is I have spent more than 20 years caring for family members. I did what I did because I felt it was the right thing to do – still do […]
Handpainted spring watercolor flowers and a couple anecdotes that have nothing whatsoever to do with flowers.