A while back I shared about this cross I created for my friend and client, Nancy. She had me engrave it with the word, ‘Possibility.’
September is Suicide Awareness Month, a time that always makes me reflect on the people in my life that I care about, and how each of us struggles with an inner demon, pain, or past trauma – often without asking for help.
Repurposing is often an emotional and nostalgic process, so as with all of my projects, we start by establishing connection – between me and the client, the client and their materials, the intention and the new piece.
While many of us are looking for ways to beat the summer heat, I like to remember that the sun’s power is an amazing way to recharge. How do you recharge your power? Share your sunshine!
My father was a toolmaker. He was trained in Germany when CAD, computer-aided design, was in the distant future. So you can imagine his precision, no point in wondering where I get that from. But my dad also has a curious and playful side.
It’s almost summer but better late than never on my spring cleaning this year. Last month, I went through my mother’s jewelry box and it made me realize I needed to go through my own.
My mother is a huge jewelry fan and lover of beautiful things. When I was a child, I would try on her jewelry and makeup to pretend I was grown up enough to wear these treasures.
At the end of our last message, The Rainbow Connection, I posed a question: “What makes you stop in wonder and awe? I’d love to hear how you take time to appreciate those fleeting moments that mark our lives with magic.” I wanted to share them with you…
What is it about a rainbow that stops us dead in our tracks? Is it the sheer wonder of seeing something so ephemeral? Is it the very scientific collision of light and dark and atmosphere that produces something so magical?