Views From My Artistic Vantage Point

Overlooking Yellowstone National Park on the Yellowstone River

October 14, 2019

At the very beginning of our artistic self-employment, we did small local shows. John worked nights, so I did the shows with a friend... a fellow furniture maker and quite the character!

I shared his booth to keep costs to a minimum. Here he's pretending to '...

October 1, 2019

Graduating college in August was not the best time to start looking for a teaching job, so I decided to throw myself into the gladiator ring of substitute teaching. A friend lived in the Adirondack Mountains. Seemed like a good place to substitute teach AND it would be...

September 18, 2019

I was the youngest – by far. Some called me "an accident", but I prefer "miracle" :) 

I was born when my mom was 47 and my dad was 50. My 3 siblings were all married at the time with children of their own. So when I was born I was an 'instant aunt' 3 times!

The trio...

September 4, 2019

I gave a Power Point slide show and talk this summer, and thought it might fit well in pieces as blog posts. Here goes...

When I was first asked to do a talk about my “Artist Journey”, my first question was “Why”?

It’s just my life. It’s not that different from anyone e...

June 21, 2019

Thank you to all who attended my talk and slide show presentation in Bozeman Montana last weekend. It was a treat to have the opportunity to talk Art & life with you!

My son played the piano music for the prelude, and my daughter added some 'caricatures' to the slide s...

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