There are always shades of gray…

Last evening we watched a deeply moving film. The title was, "Mrs. Lowry and Son". I highly recommend it! As "artists" we were intrigued with the story, impressed with the cinematography and acting by both Vanessa Redgrave and Timothy Spall. Even thought the subtle, but adept directing by Adrian Noble produced a work deserving of … Continue reading There are always shades of gray…


Caregivers are compassionate. It is their nature. For most humans it is their nature and very natural to care. It can be an exhausting job though. Sometimes the compassion well feels pretty dry and empty. Oftentimes, caregivers are not the first to notice the symptoms of empty well or exhaustion until they are just about … Continue reading #bounceback

Crow Lessons

Early last spring a messenger came to me. He perched in the ancient oak tree outside my studio and peered into the window inquisitively. Crows are very curious. Image found here: http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/American_Crow/id All the while I was sitting there tippy tapping on my keyboard, this crow watched me, tilting his head this way and that … Continue reading Crow Lessons