Week in Review 2020 – 05/22

In a world that is constantly changing, one thing hasn’t changed, SAQA’s annual benefit auction. Well, that may be a bit of stretch. I don’t have easy access to SAQA’s archive’s, but I do recall the first SAQA auction from my memory and it is quite different from how things are done today. My admittedly… Continue reading Week in Review 2020 – 05/22

Week in Review 2020 – 04/24

Where do your priorities lie? I’m finding this question more and more difficult to answer with each shelter in place day. My priorities seem to flit from laser focus to laser focus the way a hummingbird sips nectar from one flower to the next only to dart over to a completely different garden. The upshot… Continue reading Week in Review 2020 – 04/24

Week in Review 2020 – 04/17

Next Monday is Patriots Day, a Massachusetts State holiday. In previous years and hopefully future years, this is a day when Massachusetts schools take Spring break, many local businesses are closed, and the Boston Marathon takes place. This year all non-essential businesses are closed, same with our schools and the Marathon is rescheduled to occur… Continue reading Week in Review 2020 – 04/17

Week in Review 2020 – 04/03

It’s raining, it’s pouring and the result is I haven’t been witnessing many sunrises at Minot Beach recently. Rather than walking in the often heavy rain and high winds I have opted to exercise inside. It also gives me time to focus on creating art. I’m up to completing and sharing 62 daily drawings on… Continue reading Week in Review 2020 – 04/03

Week in Review 2020 – 03/27

My husband and I chose to voluntarily self-isolate on Friday, March 13th. The week preceding our choice we were already practicing social distancing and hand washing. I am surprised the change has barely impacted my routines. I’m blown away by the adaptability of the organizations which are part of my everyday structure. Video conferencing is… Continue reading Week in Review 2020 – 03/27

Week in Review 2020 – 02/21

What Influences Your Work? When I attended my first SAQA Conference, the attendees were asked to submit a slide of their artwork and share what influenced it. I’m guessing we spoke in order by surname, as I was one of the last to share. Artist after artist stood up and said they were influenced by… Continue reading Week in Review 2020 – 02/21