Urban Sketcher

I've been an Urban Sketcher for about a year, and with each sketch I look at it as the foundation for the next; there's no finish line, it's just a way to get things out and on the paper. I've met some awesome new friends, I've traveled and drawn with other Urban Sketchers. I've helped organize San … [Read more...]

What is a Modern Farmer

Two years ago, I was hit with a powerful waterfall of emotions and tears as I blurted out I wanted to be a Modern Farmer, in the last hour of the last day of a Sonia Choquette six-sensory workshop. A Modern Farmer, what the heck does that mean?!! Aside from the magazine of the same name, I was very … [Read more...]

PicTweetArt September 2015

  Another month of the daily PicTweetArt's! The point of this exercise, although I wasn't really sure when I began, was to create a daily ritual of drawing each day. I didn't occurred to me that my skill would improve, because why would I think such a thing? My skill has improved and my … [Read more...]

Remember that time my dog was kidnapped in Mexico?

Friday evening, 7:30pm, I slipped into a bit of a staring jag after I paid for the piece of cake at Café Rama. A middle-aged Mexican couple caught my attention, eating their dinner at a small, window-side table. They were leaning in towards each other as she chatted a mile a minute, both eating … [Read more...]

Temazcal we meat again

This past weekend, there was a "Festival of the Spirit" event happening in the park across the street from our casa; how handy was this? Incredibly handy! It made for a really lovely weekend in the neighborhood; the sounds of pan flutes, conch shells, drums and kirtan came softly wafting through … [Read more...]