July is World Watercolor Month

It’s time for a challenge. A creative challenge that is–31 watercolor paintings in 31 days! Many artists take on creative personal challenges to spur growth, bust through creative blocks, gain more mastery over a medium, or simply engage in a regular...

Breathe, Color, Write, Repeat

It’s official! My new book, Breathe, Color, Write, Repeat: An Adult Coloring and Writing Journal to Reflect and Reconnect with the Self, is now available on Amazon! Breathe, Color, Write, Repeat is an interactive journal pairing 30 coloring pages with...

Color Yourself Whimsy

Today marks the official release date for my new coloring book, Color Yourself Whimsy! A coloring book for all ages offers 30 unique, whimsical illustrations that will inspire creative play and smiles for young and old alike. You can choose from a variety of...

Intuitive Sketching

As an elementary school teacher, I make a multitude of decisions every hour, every minute and, seemingly, every two seconds. I spend my day reacting and responding, attempting to analyze and judge every decision I make in hopes of an improved outcome. Needless to say,...

What’s Your 2017 Word?

Release. This is my word for 2017. It has many layers and can represent many ideas. It can be as simple as the release of the clutter that creeps into my apartment. (Shoes are the first that come to mind.) Release can also represent the letting go of emotions and old...

Giveaway Time!

It’s time to celebrate! Creating books for young and old has always been a dream of mine. In fact, it has been my wish-upon-a-star-hold-my-breath dream since I was in elementary school. And now I recently released two new books, making that a total of three to...

Introducing Two New Titles

I’m excited to announce the release of two new books! Both have been a year in the making. The first is a picture book for young readers that uses repetitive, simple sentence structure and onomatopoeia for a whimsy introduction to a fun character. This is bird!...

An Offer For You!

Offer to anyone who has seen my books; I’m looking to accumulate some honest reviews on Amazon, and if you were interested in leaving one, I would love to send you a blank greeting card and a sticker featuring the cover art of my book, Add a Splash of Whimsy to...

On Poetry

I believe poetry is a mysterious language. Perhaps a divine language. It speaks to the individual, the person, the vulnerability within us. It’s personal. Therefore, it’s sacred. On some level I believe poetry is channeled from a higher source. It requires...

Somewhere in Time…

Somewhere in time… Somewhere in time we will depart from our conventional lives, so that we may chase after exotic pirates that lead us toward unfamiliar destinations. We will hunt for their precious ntreasure only after learning their songs and sharing a dance or...