Pretty Fine!

PRETTY FINE! 20X24 A life of its own…. The red scarf was a gift.  She loved it. It was warm and they were in Love.  After she lost it, she hoped it would find meaning and love wherever it landed.


KINDNESS (8×8/oil on canvas) The other day I left an upper cupboard open and ran right into it with my face. My eyelid was cut. The whole thing was a bit humbling and painful, not to mention the black eye which lingered awhile. All this brought back to me a memory from about age 4. …

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OUTRAGEOUSLY BLESSED (8×8/oil on canvas) At this moment, I am sitting in my little screened-in porch. The two overhead fans are sending soft, cool air my direction. The birds are beginning their daily celebrations. Considering my own flaws and the mundane, boring details of my responsibilities, I am remembering the prayer of a lovey white-haired …



THANKFUL (8×8/oil on canvas) Sometimes there is no better word for life than ‘delicious’. This morning I have been listening to and dancing with Buddy Holly. I listened to Brené Brown’s Ted speech on vulnerability before the sun was up and before finishing my first cup of coffee. I had a laugh and a conversation …

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HOME (8×8/oil on canvas) The whole concept of “home” is rich.  I could write a lot about it.  In fact I have already written a lot.  But, I keep coming back to these little houses nestled into the earth, or holding themselves together in community.  I paint what I most want.  And I want “home” and …

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