The thrill of travel is right under our noses, hidden under the humdrum of the everyday. While each day grindingly runs into the next, hidden micro-adventures wait to be discovered by those willing to shake things up a bit. My brother helped me move into my new apartment two months ago, and I told him … More Become a Tourist in Your Own Town
A mere drop of something is more than nothing, right? Folks, I almost let today’s post slip because of two other pieces of writing that were calling to be done. But it is important to show up consistently. Maybe not perfectly, maybe not in the way I imagined it, with all the latest pictures…you know, … More A Mere Drop of Something
Roots nourish, anchor, prevent things like trees, and even you and I, from being washed away. Without roots, one becomes a nomadic tumbleweed. With healthy roots, life is grounded, and flourishes. While in Richmond Virginia, a little adventure revealed my own roots. And those natural, biological, and genealogical tendrils lead to an even greater reality. … More Roots
Do you ever have a writer, content follower, friend or family member who disappears off your normal orbit path? It’s not like they ghosted you, but like they ghosted their own existence in the universe? Well, folks, confession, I am one of those peeps. But not to worry, I haven’t ghosted or abandoned painting and … More Did She Disappear?
Hello friends! I missed this past week again! Come take a look at this post to see my new job which will get me closer to working on the ‘innerds’ of the New Immaculata! I took a job working a company that does architectural arts: historic conservation and new artwork for major architectural projects. The … More A Whole New World
We are all part of a great story. We are connected, intertwined together. History is the story of us, mankind, and God’s plan for our salvation. You and I came from that invisible reality. Even in this moment we are held in the hands of God. He desires to be constantly united with each of … More Our Story, The Snake, and Hope for Our World
When you journey through life on this earth, you’re bound to see some animals. If you frequent the outdoors, you’re bound to become rather familiar with them. And if you have anything of an imagination, you’re bound to find amusing parallels between our life and theirs! This post features two such parallels!
Do you like being interrupted? Or are you like the rest of us mere mortals who feel frustration when someone interrupts us, or our course throughout the day is somewhat delayed or put in a detour? Do I see a few hands raised out there? Yep, mine’s in there with the rest of y’all! Here’s … More Interruptions
Hello my friends, I hope this first week of may is finding you well! This week, I’d like to show you what I have been doing art-wise when I am not working on the Camino Project. I take either a teeny little sketch book or watercolor book with me and it goes into my purse … More Deviating from the Path
We have gone through Lent. We have reached the peak of Easter, and now can walk along the summit and enjoy the pleasing views from way up high. We enjoy not only the celebration of Easter tide, but also the parallel beauty of nature in spring. I’ve including several entries here, because I lost time … More Some great views