Heart flutters in anticipation: a date to be celebrated. I want it so much, but you are angry. I hear the words: it might not work out. My mouth feels dry, my eyes sting, I ache. Tears spill out defiantly. … Continue reading
When You Said That – A reaction to words spoken.
How easily words can rock a fragile world. They can bruise the soul, or they can lift it. The tone, a glance, or even just a breath, taken right before or just after the words spill out, fill the awkward … Continue reading
Thank you: 12,000 painting fans!
Time has whipped by since I started my Facebook fan page, on June 29, 2010. My entire life has changed, since then: at that time, I was working 4 days per week as a graphic artist, coming home to paint … Continue reading
Don’t Judge Me
Words peck, like sharp beaks, through my thin skin. I feel each jab, each poke, all the while, pretending not to. I put on a brave face and continue what I was doing, and eventually, the pecking stops, and turns … Continue reading