A Labor of Love Reaches a Pinnacle, almost…

Or…playing baseball up a mountain, sort of…  Four years ago, while working as a cardiac nurse and a botanical art teacher, I started to think about how the two fields worked together. What did they have in common and how could they benefit each other? Brainstorming with friends, co-workers and fellow artists led to someContinue reading “A Labor of Love Reaches a Pinnacle, almost…”

Cloudy Thinking

“The arts have an extraordinary ability to enhance our lives, to help us heal, and to bring comfort in times of great stress.”–Dana Gioia,  NEA Chairman, 2003, (from Creativity in Healthcare.com) How would you like to sit before a painting of what looks like bleeding clouds while waiting to have medical tests? My friend, Sue,Continue reading “Cloudy Thinking”