Category Archives: Essay

The Light in the Darkness | Paths I Have Walked

I shared this essay today on Paths I Have Walked. I thought I’d share it here too. EACH DAY THE DARKNESS COMES EARLIER, too early, and we talk about how this early darkness feels unbearable. The daylight is less and less, each day shorter, some very old part of our brain senses imminent danger then […]

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Finding Inspirations

Where do I find my inspirations for the work I share here? And how do I awaken the spark of creativity each day? When we’re charged with being visually creative all day long in so many ways, be it painting or graphic design, or even in writing whether it’s creative or technical, something needs to […]

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Some Sunday Reading: On Planting Peas

Since my wild black cherry tree fell in 2016 I have been cleaning up and repairing my fence, and have not had a garden outside of herbs and plants in pots on my deck, but planting peas in early spring has always been an early spring activity. Portraits of Animals features all the things I […]

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Poem and Essay, A Writing Sample: The Cabinet

Portraits of Animals features all the things I have for sale made from my creative efforts, but I don’t often share what inspires those creative efforts, especially for my writing. Eventually I will have a few anthologies as print and e-books, and will also offer individual stories, essays and poems as electronic downloads with my […]

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