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100 Day Project Complete

I DID IT! The 100 Day Project | 100 Blog Posts In 100 Days Just like I mentioned at the end of each post, there was times of triumph and times of struggle.  I showed up through it all, each and every day.  It wasn’t easy.  But once I set my mind to something, I follow…

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Optimism Produces Positive Results

It’s all in the perspective, optimism is key. Almost always, my glass is half full.  It’s nearly impossible to be happy and positive ALL the time, but I try my best.  During this trying season of life, I turn to gratitude to get me through my days.  I’m grateful for the chaos that is life.…

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Fine Art Definition Becomes Abstract

This is the definition of art, according to the dictionary: the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power works produced by human creative skill and imagination creative activity resulting in the production…

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Children Change Perspective

Children change perspective, whether it’s planned or not. Looking back just eight years ago, I couldn’t imagine myself as a mother. Life changes when you least expect it and children change perspective.  Children provide more wisdom, spirit and creativity than I thought possible.  I strive to remain present for them.  More of this story coming…

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Vintage Photography Inspires Fine Art

Nothing beats the nostalgia of vintage photography albums. Especially when they’re created by loved ones.  While admiring my grandmother’s vintage photography, I can’t help but wonder if my passion for art came from her.  More of this story coming soon… I invite you along on this journey of 100 Blog Posts in 100 Days There…

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Cristo Rey Ranch Live Nativity

Six weeks after the birth of our third baby, she played baby Jesus in a live nativity. Cristo Rey Ranch hosts a live nativity performance each December.  Last year, our sweet baby girl played the lead role.  No lines required.  More of this Christmas story coming soon… I invite you along on this journey of…

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Monterey Bay Aquarium California

I fell in love with California as I traveled north on the Pacific Coast Highway. The Monterey Bay Aquarium is an inspiring place to create art.  More of this story to come soon… I invite you along on this journey of 100 Blog Posts in 100 Days There will be times of triumph and times…

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Live Music Brings Community Together

There’s something special about live music. This night was EXTRA special.  Seeing my father-in-law on stage, alongside his brothers, playing for a good cause.  More of this inspiring story coming soon… I invite you along on this journey of 100 Blog Posts in 100 Days There will be times of triumph and times of struggle,…

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Favorite Children’s Books to Read

It’s raining A LOT during these last days of summer vacation. All this rain gives me to perfect opportunity to read my favorite children’s books.  I can honestly say, we didn’t read enough books during this summer vacation.  I think time flies by faster with each passing year.  But this week, we made extra time…

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Little Farmer Fine Art Film Photography

It’s been almost one year since I visited The Little Farmer. At 8 1/2 months pregnant, we ventured to the beautiful apple orchard.  This fine art film photography was created using my favorite film camera, the Leica M6.  The aroma of fresh baked pies fills the air.  I can’t wait to visit again soon… I invite…

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