Postpartum resolution?

I’ve been thinking of writing this post for a while.  I’ve been hopeful but hesitant to say “I’m over it.”  The postpartum days of no energy.  No enthusiasm.  No respite from anxiety, frustration, irritation, random and intense anger at minor things, and feelings of isolation and panic.  But spring has sprung and with it, my…

The Muse

I am blessed to have the honor of introducing my friend and her artwork.  This lovely artist never ceases to amaze me with the amount of enthusiasm about creativity that exudes from her being.  Not only does she use her talents (she has so many–from dressmaking to drawing,painting, playing music, cooking, and many more) for…

Looking back…to the future

“The House of the Dreamer,” the sign said in Spanish, hanging down from a plant-covered tree. I hadn’t even gone inside the crazy little structure, but I was already awestruck by it–really, what it embodied: bold, whimsical, lovely creativity. Art for art’s sake. A scrappy little dog came out to greet us as we stepped…