What will the This Year Bring You?


Questions to Ask Yourself for a Better Year

Things to ponder • Things to implement An Incredible Gift from Louise Hay What shall I now release from my life? What or who no longer works for me? What am I holding on to that holds me back? What thoughts or beliefs belong to the old me? How am I being unloving to myself? What do I believe that really works for […] […]

July Newsletter

Being Thankful for All That Was This is the third post in the series of my experiences after reading and completing the exercises in Julia Cameron’s books, The Artist Way and The Vein of Gold. To reiterate this all took place in the mid to late 1990’s. Continuing to do many of the exercises from The Artist […] […]

Help Me Fix My Boo-Boo?

Photo of Colorado Mural by Mickey Baxter-Spade

A Simple Little Project Escalated Last month I received an email from someone I had met at a networking event several years ago. The subject line read, “help me fix my boo boo?” Renee explained that she had hung several antique bows that had belonged to her husband’s grandfather on a wall which had a faux […] […]

Something to Ponder


June Newsletter

Discovering that Vein of Gold Our Artist Way and The Vein of Gold (VOG) group met and studied Julia’s Cameron’s work years ago. Perhaps I should have reviewed The Vein of Gold before writing but I chose to write from memory. In retrospect the assignments in The VOG made me dig deeper than ever before but […] […]

Art for Charity

Silent Auction of Over 125 Original Paintings My home town of Huntington, IN has an annual event to raise funding for the Arts in Education program sponsored by the LaFontaine Arts Council. Well over 100 canvases have been donated for JeFFFest on June 22, 2014. The silent bidding is held at Four Corners Custom Framing June […] […]

May Newsletter

Nurture and Spark Your Artist Within In 1992 Julia Cameron introduced many of us to The Artist’s Way. That year I joined a group of ten women facilitated by a dear friend. We met weekly until we completed the book and the exercises. Our group of eleven bonded so deeply that we continued to meet monthly […] […]

On this Mother’s Day

We never know the love of the parent until we become parents ourselves. Author: Unknown Here is a real treat on Mother’s Day. Who doesn’t know the words to this song? So beautifully done. Somewhere Over The Rainbow – Tommy Emmanuel […]

Life, Love and Peace

“For I remember it is Easter morn, And life and love and peace are all new born.” ~Alice Freeman Palmer Have a Blessed Easter Everyone   […]