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Can You See M.E. Now?

Another year passes, and here I lay, on the couch or in bed, another one of the millions missing from participation in life due to myalgic encephalomyelitis. My family and friends must be tired of hearing about this relentless and … Continue reading

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Change

Having Myalgic Encephalopathy, as with any chronic illness, you are forced to go through a continuous process of grief, for the unrelenting loss of one piece of your life after another. The actuality of ones past and present circumstance is an ever widening chasm. Continue reading

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It’s Thursday!

Hi everyone! Just wanted to add a few recent pieces that I hadn’t displayed before. Have a wonderful day!   < p style=”text-align:left;”>
This is an antique French medallion. I love her delicate and exquisite face!
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Unrest on PBS

For those of you who are in the United States, Unrest will be coming to PBS on January 8th. This documentary is a glimpse inside one woman’s journey with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), a misunderstood, misdiagnosed, pervasive and insidious disease.  It is a love … Continue reading

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New Jewels

It’s been over a year since we began to remodel our house in order to install an elevator. We ended up putting in a bonus room which I immediately co-opted to be my studio. I’ve created a few pieces recently; … Continue reading

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Freedom! An ME/CFS Story

Today I bought an electric wheelchair and I’m overwhelmed. How is it possible to feel so many contradictory things at the same time? I cried, laughed, cried some more. The joy I felt, being able to get outside and “go … Continue reading

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#MillionsMissing

Why the hiking shoes you ask. May 25th, 2016 is dedicated to the millions of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) patients missing from their careers, schools, social lives and families due to the debilitating symptoms of the disease. ‪#‎MillionsMissing‬ and I … Continue reading

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The Upfront Gallery

Studios in the Park in Paso Robles has redesigned Gallery 9 and moved it to the entry area of the studio. It is now the Upfront Gallery and is host to a multitude of unique designers and artists (yeah, I am there … Continue reading

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Spring awakenings

Ahhh, the sight of vibrant flame colored poppies and sunshine stained mustard abounds throughout the Central Coast. Spring has definitely sprung! Here are a few hand painted odes to spring of my own!

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Green Green Green!

It is a verdant and lush paradise throughout the Central Coast of California! Thought I’d share a few photos taken by my lovely husband, Steve:  

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I am a Reader

Books are a lifeline, a journey through our imagination to other places, times and adventures, so it’s shocking and sad when you realize how many people can’t afford to buy them. Jenny Lawson, The Bloggess, has created a Booksgiving where … Continue reading

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Winter Scenes

Yes, California is getting rain, lovely rain! The hills are a verdant green, the skies change daily from a vibrant blue to cozy up clouds and rain falling in crazy chaotic drops, with gusts of wind to liven things up. I … Continue reading

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Holiday Show!

Yep, the holiday season is approaching fast and getting ready for it takes advanced preparation. So to help everyone out I’d thought give y’all a sneak peak at the Handcrafted for the Holiday Show coming up at Studios on the Park in … Continue reading

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Sparkle for the holidays!

It’s November and the holiday madness begins! Enjoy it with the brilliance of a multitude of sparkling gemstones, resplendent geodes, and intricate chainmaille. Time to shimmer and gleam with tourmaline, amethysts, moonstones, chrysoprase, morganite, ametrine, labradorite and many more gems and agates of all hues! … Continue reading

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Maxfield Parrish Days

Here are some hand painted and embossed necklaces to echo the continuing magnificent days and nights we have had! (let’s not talk about the insane drought we’ve been having…)      

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