Daily Discipline

It was interesting for me to step back this weekend and reflect upon my daily life after being self-quarantined for about 9-weeks. Although the days of the week and weekend blend somewhat together, my children’s school schedules virtually create weekdays and weekends, so there is a different feeling to Saturdays and Sundays. Aside from helping…

On Letting Go and Being Here

Dear Friend, I love searching for and finding quotes that are relevant and speak to me. I write them on post-its, in journals, in notes on my phone – virtually anywhere I can record them when I come across a good one. I have many that are from Joseph Campbell, who was an American professor…

The Artist is a Warrior

The Artist is a Warrior I recently finished reading Steven Pressfield’s, The War of Art. I can’t remember where I stumbled upon the title, but it sat on my bookshelf for a while before I began reading it. The book is divided into three main parts, and the first section is titled “Resistance: Defining the Enemy”. Pressfield defines…

Why did I decide to complete an 80×80 visual poetry project?

“If I ever go looking for my heart’s desire again, I won’t look any further than my own backyard.”  – Dorothy, The Wizard of Oz Greetings, Friend – In May of 2017, I decided to embark on a new photo project after one failed to jump start. I had been working with a photo teacher,…

A Visual Poet’s Manifesto

I am a visual poet and photographic advocate. I believe that photographs and art are like bookmarks and metaphorical post-its in the chapters of our lives. Through my work, I give voice and recognition to the unnoticed beauty around us by highlighting significant moments. At the same time, my pictures unveil the unconscious paths that…