Growing as an artist

I just started a 100-day grateful painting challenge to improve as an artist and try to find my style and voice along the way. As I am also listening to Oprah & Deepak's free 21-day meditation on "Manifesting Grace Through Gratitude", I've combined my challenge to express what I'm grateful for each day. You can…

Naked in public

I have the chance to live in a country where being naked in front of strangers is completely normal. And while some might see this as completely abhorrent, I have come to embrace it (not while I'm naked mind you 😆) and I will try to expose the reasons why I unrobe in public without…

Thankful for…

Its been a great week! The house is (relatively) clean, I've been exercising, I spent a wonderful day yesterday just with my daughter... and I finally finished painting 75 cards for a German charity!  I feel like I really accomplished stuff this week and it feels so good. So I guess that's my recipe for…

My goal in life

Since I came back from working (& resigning from the company I've been with for 21 years...) in France a month ago, things have not been quite right and I've been in a personal slump. I've managed to get back into my crafting and painting, but it doesn't fulfil me as much as it did,…

Letting Go…

I've been away for a month, back in France, to resign from my old job in the aeronautical industry. I was on a sabbatical leave until now, you see, and since my company wouldn't extend my leave (its only been 5 years...), I had to resign from the company I spent 21 years with. As…