You? An Art Collector? YES!

You? An Art Collector? YES!

There’s nothing like owning something that is a one of a kind creation. A piece of art that speaks to you. Engages your eyes, your heart, maybe even your soul. But so many of us go through our lives thinking that only the super rich collect art. Not true! I had an...
Coloring in STYLE!

Coloring in STYLE!

I believe everyone is an artist! But so often people tell me “I can’t draw a straight line!” Well, here’s your chance to jump start your own creativity. I’ve joined together with nine other artists to create “Coloring In...
Guardian Angel in a Golf Shirt

Guardian Angel in a Golf Shirt

And his name is Diego Rodriguez! I met a young friend at my neighborhood Starbucks for coffee this morning. (Me at Starbucks? I know that surprises you… NOT!) She’s headed to NYC for a new life and career just after Thanksgiving and it was our chance to catch up and...
From big dream to Grand Opening!

From big dream to Grand Opening!

Many of you remember my sweet friend Donna Adams Mahaffey, who left us too soon when she passed away last year. It was through her that I first learned about the great work with homeless women that The Drake House is doing. It was always her dream that a Drake Closet...
Partners in Creativity!

Partners in Creativity!

The Studio is humming like Santa’s Workshop! It’s filled with ornaments waiting to be painted, bejeweled and boxed for my latest partnership with Atlanta non-profit The Drake House! I love it when my creativity can help benefit an amazing program like theirs, helping...
Intentional choices…

Intentional choices…

Today I find myself wishing for Paris. Paris, where even displaying t-shirts for sale for is thoughtfully, carefully and beautifully considered. When I look at this shot, snapped at the famous Rose Bakery on my last trip to the City of Light, it makes me stop and...
Need an escape hatch?

Need an escape hatch?

When life gets really chaotic… and more than a bit overwhelming… sometimes you need an escape hatch, even if it’s only on the page. I love letting the art take over when words fail me and feelings overpower. I head to the studio and let the colors...
The Fine Art of Silence…

The Fine Art of Silence…

As I watched the monk intently preparing vegetables, I was struck by how present he was to the task at hand. There was no accompanying television announcer in the background. No music played. No traffic buzzed in the distance. Only the sounds of the knife slicing...
Recognizing the Creep…

Recognizing the Creep…

Recognizing the Creep when you see one… You know what I’m talking about. You agree to serve on a committee and the next thing you know, you’re in charge of the whole darn organization. It’s the Creep! You offer to bake a dozen cupcakes for the swim...