Beach Palette

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Beach Palette

  I seem to be living up to my word for the year…  E X P L O R E  …and this time it was the beaches of Hilton Head. Of course I took the obligatory sunrise photos which I purposefully woke myself up for each morning. When you look at the expanse of any […]

Renewed Spirit

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Renewed Spirit

All I can say is AWE … Sitting in front of a screen scrolling through images from other people’s experiences in no way compares to experiencing life for yourself. None of the images in this montage can possibly live up to the pictures in my own mind when I close my eyes and remember the unbelievable […]

My Year to EXPLORE

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My Year to EXPLORE

Sitting at a computer and doing what you know so well is a comforting thing. I have been doing that for over 25 years! But for the last few years my creative soul has been stepping further away from my comfort zone. Don’t get me wrong… the computer still plays an important roll in my […]

Serendipity

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Serendipity

I love living life in a random and unplanned way because you never know how life is going to surprise you around the next bend. The highlight of my recent trip to Seattle was a serendipitous encounter on an evening walk along a West Seattle beach. The driftwood scattered along the water’s edge inspired me with colors and patterns, […]

Loving Your Fears

Loving Your Fears

My Mother always told me, “eat your peas!” Now, this might sound like a happy-go-lucky passing comment that she might have thrown out as she continued the daily routine of clearing the table after family dinner, but from my perspective, it was a sharp slap ringing in my head. I struggled to overcome this hurdle so I could […]

Beginning With Thanks

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Beginning With Thanks

I wanted my first message for this blog to be all about gratitude and the power of friendship. Without the creative collaboration of cherished friends, photographer, Gina Weathersby, set stylist, Nora Martini, and food stylist, Jeff Martin, this whole endeavor would just be some files on my computer. The best thing about getting older is that you […]