Wednesday, January 21, 2009


i made this image maybe two years ago, it's one of my favorites. that's good because i find myself needing courage, alot. i guess one should be inspired by their own work. for me this is also my crest, as is the raven, it hangs on the door that leads to my lair (awesome word). the words that go with it are: to face things and stand up right in front, like the wind from a storm, sometimes just to feel and remember. to step forth and hear your spirit. problem is, not everyone hears or sees your spirit as you do, as you must do. i describe following your spirit as living with question and living by the moon, finding delight in change because nothing ever remains the same. and no, it's not easy.
this image is now a magnet with the words, if you need encouragement.

Sunday, January 4, 2009


all you need is one word, roll it around in your head, light is a good word. especially in winter, in ithaca. so here's a clouded wispy painting, a light spirit. it will be in the upcoming "hearty souls" show at the kitschen sink. i particularly like how you can view it as the sun carrying the person or the person carrying the sun. i mean really, not just anyone can live in ithaca. thank goodness for imagination. january is the time to hold close your dreams and get ready to make them fly, despite all forecasts.