Sketchbooks, art journals

Ambition. Improve my drawing. Not to be realistic, but to be expressive, with fluid and confident lines. Method. Be disciplined about a sketch-a-day challenge? I keep trying , but I quickly descend into silliness and give up. And I’ve always been too intimidated by the prospect of an “art” journal. Rumination. I started “The Sellable […]

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Wisdom from my foremothers

After delving into the stories of my ancestor-women, I saw that these stout-hearted, independent souls had given me the gift of their practical wisdom. I think of it as “moxie.” Use your head.Lean into the longing.Never be a martyr to a mortifying situation.Throw your arms around uncertainty.Don’t listen to fools.Trust your noble heart.Move your feet […]

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