art of a broken crying cup of depression and tears

Pandemic Panic Attack

As I go through very old paintings and drawings while on lockdown, I’ve been reminded of how long I’ve been consumed by emotional and mental turmoil. This painting is an old one, like 27 years old. And the fact that I can still relate to it, is a little scary and a little comforting. I…

Home schooling during the Coronavirus pandemic

Life on Lockdown: Week 2

My thoughts and experience thus far during this CoronaVirus Pandemic and how it’s nudged me to finally start a Patreon Page. Well, here we are…Week two on lockdown. First and foremost, I truly hope you are feeling ok. This is not another “This is how our company is handling COVID-19” email. I mean why do…

Holiday Time Reflection

I’m in my kitchen right now. Listening to Sinatra and doing dishes after feeding the kids pancakes and playing with legos and board games and puzzles. I’m feeling nostalgic and reflective. This time of year is good for those sorts of emotions isn’t it? I’m thinking about all the things I said I was going…

Sticking Things Out.

Rewarding Yourself For Good Behavior. Do you know anyone that just has no attention span or patience with much of anything? Someone that even reading beyond one sentence in a newsletter seems like a challenge? I’m going to share with you a little mind hack that I use to keep me attentive while painting. This is…