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An Exchange…

An Exchange…

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters, compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson I sit in my studio-office looking out at the almost denuded trees. The sun is shining …not the bright golden light of summer, but the subtle light of late October. We turn back the clocks […]

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Creativity and Depression

Creativity and Depression

For the past few weeks, I have been thinking about depression – mine, to be exact. I sense a heaviness in my chest and in my legs. The thought of reaching out is instantly rejected. An overwhelming sense of sadness seems to permeate my mind and my heart. So much has been happening in the […]

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“Moment of Engagement”

“Moment of Engagement”

Yesterday,  a frigid Sunday in December,  I decided it was time for me to resume painting. It’s  been several weeks since I put palette knife to canvas;  so,  I had to go through the  process of setting up my space, beginning with covering the floor with a green oil cloth. Next, I laid out my tubes […]

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Procrastinator To The End

Procrastinator To The End

Well, Christmas and New Year’s Day have passed and I haven’t resumed my writing or painting but, I have spent many hours thinking and planning the changes I want to make in my life and career …of course, all grist for the mill. We used to call this mental masturbation and I think that is […]

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