My wonderful Dad has Alzheimer’s. Like my Dad, I tend to look back a lot at scattered moments. One I will never forget is opening my birthday gift this year, from my Dad. With the help of his caregiver and my Mom, my Dad was able and proud to gather, wash and paint ordinary rocks. They […]
Otis symbolizes many good memories of our kid’s elementary school. It was then, a small neighborhood school which was warm, diverse and caring, under the leadership of a terrific principal who greeted each child and parent every morning and at dismissal by name. An owl is still the school mascot. My husband carved this one […]
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Saturday I mailed out our sketchbook for the Sketchbook Project 2012 ‘s January 31 deadline-whew. It’s a project I’ll always remember because it’s a collaboration with my son Julian. Julian inspired the concept, and we worked together truly as a team. While I will forever treasure the memories of being a mom for my children when […]
March is a cluster birthday month for my family. It seems that many families experience a couple of months that are simply chock full of family birthdays. And, they seem to come all in one week. Sometimes three or four days in a row. The celebration for each individual suffers a bit I think, because […]
The garden pig and his big heart, come to the aid of a baby cardinal and his frantic dad.
Happy New Year! I’m beginning 2011 with a family pulling together. The family pet is the center of concern in this spot illustration. Often, affection for the non- human being in the family can bring siblings together like nothing else. I’m not sure what type of creature this is, but these kids are willing to […]