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The Messy & The Magical

September 7, 2016

  “Embrace the glorious mess that you are.” – Elizabeth Gilbert I was recently listening to the Mama Truth Show podcast while cleaning up in the kitchen. I love a good podcast, whether the topic is parenthood, creativity, art, or psychology, or all of the above! The host Amy Ahler interviews different guests, and asks each one a final question at...

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‘Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the harmonies, the soul is the piano with many strings. The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key or another, to cause vibrations in the soul.’ – Wassily Kandinsky   A few years ago my husband brought home some discarded test press vinyl records from the music company where he worked. He...

April 7, 2016

Find yourself and express yourself in your own particular way. Express your love openly. Life is nothing but a dream, and if you create your life with love, your dream becomes a masterpiece of art. ~ Don Miguel Ruiz Yesterday was the last day of 2015! I was fortunate to spend a couple of hours in my studio as the...

January 1, 2016

Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life.    ~ Rumi Yesterday I caught myself complaining again as I attacked the mountain of dishes in the sink and tried to clear away the fog from my bleary eyes and brain. Clearly, my morning cup of coffee had not kicked in yet. As I let...

December 29, 2015

    “The self expands through acts of self forgetfulness.” ~ Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Sun streaming through red, orange, and yellow leaves against a deep blue sky. A sketchbook stretched out in my lap. My baby taking a nap inside. This was how I spent an hour yesterday during one of the most beautiful New England Fall days I’ve seen in...

November 6, 2015

‘I love when conversations and energy just flow. Not forced. Not coerced. Just present.’ – Dau Voire A few weeks back I had the pleasure of having artist and art therapist Amy Maricle over for an artist’s date. We spent the day up in my studio talking about art, art therapy, our careers so far, being moms, and many other...

April 16, 2015

‘A painting is never finished – it simply stops in interesting places.’ ~ Paul Gardner Like the painting that ‘simply stops in interesting places,’ my recent artist’s date and afternoon of conversation with art therapist Amy Maricle of Foxboro Art Therapy could have kept going on without ever feeling finished. There is just so much to talk about and share...

March 27, 2015