Category: a new beginning

“I’m perplexed” the audiologist said after explaining Fiona’s new audiogram. “You need to take her to the head and neck doctor as soon as possible” While me and Fiona’s teacher spoke to the audiologist, with worried looks on our faces Fiona rolled around on the floor, trying to get my attention. I had been sitting […]

I picked up my panels for the Sanchez Art Center 2019 50/50 show! 50 paintings in 50 days!!! I’m super excited! My studio is clean and ready! I’m going to be really busy for the next few months!!! My Spanish class starts next week! And I still need to study my ASL. I’m also feeling […]

Lost words, When the sounds that roll out of a mouth disappear into the ether, Vocabulary disappears, I have no idea what you are saying to me, This is what I think in my mind. I stand there. I wait for something to change. For the words to be understood, For the speaker to give […]

A dark, cold cloud hovers in the sky. As children swim in an empty pool. Waves crash, With a looming shadow on ocean surface, Fiona is building her confidence in the water. Today they both catch air. Over and over. I told my kids I wasn’t going to swim today. No way. As I type […]

I’m a parent. I’m an artist. I’m an activist. I’m working on many projects and am trying to streamline, so I’m going to start brainstorming.  The weather is strange today. Windy, rainy, late May. Cold, suprisingly cold. I want to be a creative activist. I have several areas of focus. My medium is visual art, […]

I’ve been wanting to write, but not finding the time. Finally got in the studio! Feeling creative again! Feeling relieved, Fiona’s IEP is finished, she’s set up for Kindergarten, at our Homeschool!!! We get to walk! So happy about that. And, the BIG news is I took my blood tests on Saturday and my lipids […]