A Gift for the Groom

I volunteered to paint the groom's tie for a spring wedding, and yet I had never painted a tie before. I assembled paint, tools, and the tie. I sorted through what I know about Jeff: energy and composure. Here is the result. For whom would you want a tie painted? What words would you choose … Continue reading A Gift for the Groom

Assisting Cinderella

I entered the aisle for fabric paints and saw a puzzled woman with silk shoes in her hand. I turned to the next aisle, paused, and came back to the woman. "What are you thinking about? You obviously are searching for a solution." Her face questioned me. I piped up, "I am a textile artist. … Continue reading Assisting Cinderella

How Do You Like Your Eggs?

Fresh. Daily.  From the Coop.   One of my first jobs growing up was to gather eggs.  Since that opportunity to become appreciative of the role of the egg on the farm, the egg has evolved into a personal metaphor for creativity.  Today I live in a small house that was a chicken coop in … Continue reading How Do You Like Your Eggs?