Week in Review 2022 – 04/15

Simple Pleasures Simply pleasures are the best. In a time rife with bad news, I find myself holding tight to things that bring me delight. Earlier this week we were offered tickets to today’s Red Sox game. This isn’t just any game, it is the opening game at their home stadium and an afternoon game… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 04/15

Week in Review 2022 – 04/08

Rule Your Impatience If it is Friday it must be slow flow yoga followed by restorative yoga. Well, you probably don’t think of Friday that way, but that is how I like to bookend my week. My tendency is to push, take power yoga classes, strength classes, shadow boxing and power walking classes. I admit… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 04/08

Week in Review 2022 – 04/01

What Inspires You? What inspires you? This is a question artists are asked. Therefore, it pays to have your elevator speech prepared to answer. I am inspired with a question, what would happen if…? Art for me is a constant state of exploration and experimentation. I use what I have gleaned over the years and… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 04/01

Week in Review 2022 – 03/18

Going Crazy Am I going crazy? There are so many nuances to that question. I know I am not deranged. However, the answer would be yes, well at least a little if crazy refers to forgetful. It is a resounding yes if I am speaking about all the projects and activities I am involved in.… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 03/18

Week in Review 2022 – 03/11

Experience Is experience a blessing or a curse? Can it be both? That is a question I’ve been asking myself this week. Sometimes A Curse If I had written this post on Wednesday I would have answered experience is a curse. Why? Simple. I began work the previous day certain I knew exactly how I… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 03/11

Week in Review 2022 – 03/04

Giving Advice Slow Down Are you better at giving advice versus listening to others or heeding your own advice? I am reluctantly raising my hand in the affirmative. This past Monday, while spending some virtual time with fellow fiber artists, I heard myself recommending ways to approach how to quilt “that” quilt. It really doesn’t… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 03/04

Week in Review 2022 – 01/21

Habit Stacking Do you habit stack? I hadn’t heard the term habit stacking until this week. Turns out I am a veteran habit stacker. Who knew? The point of habit stacking is to link one habit to another so that your day logically flows from one habit to another. If you don’t make and assign… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 01/21

Week in Review 2022 – 01/14

A Few of My Favorite Things When working in my studio there are some simple products I just can’t live without. These are the ones that never fail me. The reality is finding out what my favorite things are is not different from making art. Both require a fair amount of trial, error and perseverance.… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 01/14

Week in Review 2021- 09/17

Working in a Series? Why work in a series? This is a question I’ve asked myself from time to time. Certainly, there are many artists who do. Two impressionist examples are Edgar Degas with his young ballerinas and Claude Monet returning again and again to waterlilies. Two women who spring to mind are Georgia O’Keeffe… Continue reading Week in Review 2021- 09/17