Category Archives: writing

Every Day in May, 22, HaHaHaaa

DRAW something that makes me laugh… Mostly it is a turn of phrase, a silly song Mitchell makes up, or a few completely hysterical movies.  Calvin and Hobbs (copyrighted). So I listed the things that make me laugh, and spritzed … Continue reading

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Every Day in May, 9-10, HUGE Problem, and a Great Lunch

I find this EDIM is causing me to write more than I do about my drawings… The prompts this year feel more personal to me. The prompt for the 9th was something huge, and as it followed the smallest-thing-on-my-desk, I … Continue reading

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#WATWB: the Afghan Women’s Writing Project

For National Poetry Month, I decided to give a call out to this enlightening post for We Are The World blogfest! Hurry: A poem from the Afghan Women’s Writing Project We have such a short time to do this good … Continue reading

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Sammy Postcards

Sammy gets sent through the mail… (Hahnemühle watercolor post cards) Now that the other cats are gone, when Sammy can’t be with his bestest pal in the world, Mitchell, he loosk so sad. We ring him to the studio, but … Continue reading

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Sketchbook Project: Fear and Hope, Native Born

This project is a hard one for me… Because of the current state of our government I am feeling like  censoring my own art in posting.  NEVER have I felt like that. I don’t know if I will finish this Sketchbook … Continue reading

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WATWB: Roy DeLeon

Roy DeLeon‘s stories are simple and mesmerizing, like a zen poem. Simple truth, compassion, reflection. His sketches are delightful. They bring a smile to my face, even when they are dealing with sorrow, because there is a message of compassion. … Continue reading

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Announcing We Are The World Blogfest!

Will you speak for peace?  Social media and news in recent times has been filled with hate and negativity. Just as you cannot fight darkness, only light lamps, hate and negativity cannot be fought. We will bring love and happiness … Continue reading

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