A Thankful Thanksgiving

The season of non-stop shopping is upon us. With Thanksgiving being in the last week in November our holidays are going to fly by. If you aren’t in overwhelm yet, get ready. That is unless you are better at planning ahead than I am. Every year I vow to have my shopping done before Thanksgiving […] […]

It’s Coming, It’s Coming!

Thought this was one of the most beautiful videos on pollination I’ve seen. It starts out beautiful and just keeps getting better. Enjoy. . . Doesn’t this watercolor epitomize Spring, I am so looking forward to the smell of lilacs and watching the bees flit about from one tiny bloom to the next. Below is a […] […]

Fun Quote for the Day

Is this not one of the most fun quotes you’ve read?!? Be the kind of woman that when your feet hit the floor each morning the devil says~~ “Oh Crap, She’s up!     […]

Rest in Peace

Thank You For making my work easier and faster. For the wonderful advances in our world while you were in it. One of my favorite quotes from Steve Jobs: “In most people’s vocabularies, design means veneer. It’s interior decorating. It’s the fabric of the curtains of the sofa. But to me, nothing could be further from the […] […]

July 2011 Newsletter

Recharge Your Home or Office Spring has always been a time to reassess my surroundings. Since downsizing a year ago, I refuse to add accessories or a new accent unless it is something I absolutely love. After my move I purged my home of all things that were no longer beautiful, useful or sentimental. My collection […] […]

I Wish for You . . .

I wish you Health So you may enjoy each day in comfort I wish you the love of friends and family And peace within your heart I wish you the Beauty of nature That you may enjoy the work of God I wish you wisdom to choose priorities For those things that really matter in life I wish you generosity so you may […] […]

December 2010 Newsletter

  A Lost Painting December can be such a joyous time of the year. For me it is a time of reflection, looking back on the past year to see how I might better the coming year and to make peace with all the things left undone, for whatever reason. Sometimes I lament the passing of a lost […] […]

November 2010 Newsletter

  Artistic Voyage: News from Mickey November, 2010 A Break from Designing and Painting to Sojourn in Indiana It’s been nearly four weeks since I have held one of my paint brushes. My latest project has required a lot of sketching, scanning, resizing, and other computer preparation before I begin painting. Then there was researching the materials that would withstand the […] […]

September 2010 Newsletter

Artistic Voyage: News from Mickey September, 2010 Happy colorful, glistening fall! There is a bitter-sweetness to this time of year. The thought of waning summer days could make me a bit melancholy if it weren’t for the anticipation of the stunning fall foliage and crisp cool evenings of autumn. Living in the foothills of Pikes Peak I am […] […]

August 2010 Newsletter

Artistic Voyage: News from Mickey August, 2010   We take on so many roles and it gets complicated and crowded. My life has always been full. I have kept it that way because that is what I thought was “normal.” It has become abundantly clear to me how important to my creativity it is to be quiet and […] […]