Category Archives: Ramblings

Stars

I confess that I know nothing of astronomy but I remain utterly fascinated by the galaxy and its secrets and revelations. A thought occurred to me about connectivity and how the constellations have connected stars and have for as long … Continue reading

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Effervescence

Finally! I have been in a holding pattern for months. Literally the gears in my mind came to a screeching halt. Or did they? Perhaps they went into overdrive with extraneous pressure to perform and push out something creative and … Continue reading

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Summer hiatus

I can say for certain that my mind has been devoid of expressive writing this summer. On the bright side, it has been chock full of images. I have basked in every landscape imaginable and tried in my little mind’s … Continue reading

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Exposure

For all of you out there that think I’m traveling all of the time and living it up…..well I am as much as possible. And I’m entitled since I’ll be fifty this year(kidding!). But that’s not the point. The reason … Continue reading

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Clarity

There are a few precious moments in my life where I have incredible flashes of clarity. As if the universe has opened its curtain and allowed me a glimpse into the omniscient power of all thought. The puzzles of my … Continue reading

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Learning

The last year and a half has been about learning. By that I mean how one learns. Sure, I’ve been on the road taking new metalsmithing classes but this is different. It is examining how one learns. My very bright … Continue reading

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South Beach

I’m sitting high above Collins Street in Miami Beach taking in the sights and sounds of a fairly unfamiliar city. It is not the Miami of my childhood and I certainly do not speak the language. Clearly South Beach is … Continue reading

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Cobwebs

My gosh, it has been quite sometime since I did a good cleaning of my studio. (And my head for that matter!) Cobwebs are everywhere, dust bunnies are on the loose and I’m finding loose stones in the strangest places. … Continue reading

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Oh, January.

Sigh. What to do. January ushers in the beginning of the Spring cleaning mindset with detoxes, cleanses and the like. For me it is about unpacking my suitcase from Christmas and thinking about cleaning my studio. Mostly, it is about … Continue reading

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Raleigh, too

I had a lovely dinner with a terrific friend last night who has the incredible gift of clarity. After tackling a slew of topics, we delved into the “Raleigh” conversation. My stance has been that I feel like I’m living … Continue reading

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