Musings of an Artist and Mom

Never too Old to Dream!

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. C.S. Lewis

I recently met a 87 year-old man who sews quilts for the needy in his spare time. He cranks out hundreds of quilts a year for this purpose. I met him while serving at a local temple and he also does gads of family history work when he isn’t serving his church, his family, or the community. The man was energetic and kind and a great reminder to me that no matter how old I am (or how young *wink*), we can all make a difference in this world.  His passion Read More…

A Side of Modern Art

Every now and then I get this overwhelming craving to paint.  There is just something about paint on canvas that is completely relaxing and rejuvenating.  I was watching a little video a couple days ago that involved some painted illustrations, and it started my mind a whirling.  It was like an itch I couldn’t scratch.  My fingers and hands were screaming, “Must paint!” I started this piece awhile back, but having a baby, moving, keeping up with my other 3 kids, and running June Lily has made it difficult to Read More…

Time Out for Giggles

Sooo… if you follow the goings on around here you may remember my oh-so-hopeful announcement of a coming June Lily Shop.  And, if you are even more observant, you will have noticed that not much has changed around my site to show for my efforts in that regard. Sigh. I would say that I am sorry, but I’m not sure it would be honest.  I mean, who can really focus on work with this chubby cherub around?  I’m a little biased, but I am pretty sure he’s the cutest baby on Read More…