Month: September 2018

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Dive into Diversity (Awareness & Acceptance)

I am about to share a story I have written. It’s a message about “acceptance.” 

October is Autism Awareness Month in Canada. 
I wrote this story because “Awareness” is still needed, but “Acceptance” is needed even more.
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“I’m not missing any pieces.
Nor am I a puzzle, as some might say.  I’m one colourful piece of the big picture,
Fitting in a different way.” 

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The Evolution of My Work with Acrylic Skins

From pouring paint…

To finding uses for all those “leftover” bits…

To purposeful “fracturing” for a stained glass window effect (on canvas)…

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Monarchs

You know you’ve met a nature lover when…

…You visit their house and as you approach their front door you notice some rather tired-looking, chewed-up milkWEED plants dominating the garden, where a much more beautiful specimen-plant should be.  Yes, that’s my house. Well, until this week, that is, when the last generation of this year’s caterpillars finally had their fill. The ratty looking plants are now in the compost bin, and our Rose of Sharon is in full bloom, getting all the sunlight it desires.

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