surround yourself with the right peeps.

I don’t often share deep, meaningful stories. And, well, I am not going to start now. But sometimes the right words fall into place and capture something. A conversation, an overwhelming moment of goodness. BIG. HUGE. colorful epiphanies. I realized the someone I love gets me way more than I thought.  Way more than I gave credit for. And things are just good. So I finally figured out that it is all about surrounding yourself with the right peeps. And being very aware of the wrong peeps. surround yourself with those who see your weaknesses as strengths, not your strengths as weaknesses hurt, not angry caring, not “too sensitive” guarded, not bitter thoughtful, not worried strong, not weak quiet, not absent It may not make any sense to anyone but me. that’s ok. it may mean something entirely different to you. but i hope you know that you are full …

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creativeGIRL: the land of light and shadows

I am so stinkin’ excited to share that I am FINALLY teaching my very own online class. (Hopefully the first of many) Jeanne Oliver has graciously offered to play hostess-with-the-mostest. creativeGIRL: The Land of Light and Shadows.  Once upon a time there was a tiny-ish girl who loved to cut, draw, and paint. She saw things in the sunshine and shadows that other people never seemed to notice. She bounced all that wonderfulness around inside her noggin for a bit, and out popped magical pieces of art that told her stories when words couldn’t. I’m that girl, and guess what? I want to share a part of my creativeSTORY with you. YES YOU! The Land of Light and Shadow is a one week course with me (creativeGIRL) that will inspire you to add depth to your work by using a bunch of super fun techniques. You’ll play with all sorts …