Introducing: The Swan Children

I have been waiting impatiently for this day to come, and now it’s here and I can finally tell you what I’ve been working on for the past two months. Introducing! The Swan Children: Art Without Apologies.  The Swan Children is a bimonthly online art gallery and magazine founded to curate and showcase the creative work produced by … Continue reading Introducing: The Swan Children

Self-care & community

This new year, I'm trying to be deliberate about self-care. Things that I would have shoved off as unimportant before because they  only meant something to me -- I'm taking these up and owning them. I'm fighting the lies in my head: "It's not a big deal. I'm too busy." "It's not important." "I wouldn't … Continue reading Self-care & community

Thanksgiving is for singing

My husband's family is very musical, and we spent much of the weekend singing this and that, or listening to them jam on various instruments. Kevin, some of his brothers, and their uncle prepared a rousing performance of "Bamfield's John Vanden" by The Bills, and it was the highlight of the musical festivities. [thanks to … Continue reading Thanksgiving is for singing