Category Archives: Reflections

365, Day 79: Phoenix Rising

Out of the ashes of Burning Days come new beginnings….

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365, Day 78: Shadows

Shadows of the past lie in unlikely corners. Ephemeral, darkly gossamer, the weave around my soul binding, restricting, slowly cutting into my being as I grow around them like a tree growing around a barbed wire fence. Healing is not … Continue reading

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365, Day 74: New Horizons

It is a time of new horizons for me. I suppose this is always the case, really. New horizons can be exciting and filled with anticipation. They can also be unsettling and slightly (or not so slightly) terrifying. The horizon … Continue reading

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365, Day 71: Extraordinary

“In the right time in the right light everything is extraordinary.”  ~ Aaron Rose Moonlight on the Mississippi River near Bellerive Park, St. Louis on a muggy summer night. Definitely not creepy and I find myself not hating the river … Continue reading

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365, Day 69: Far Distant Shore

Sometimes I feel as much of a follow as a lead in this artistic dance of creativity. I sit down with a paintbrush in my hand and before I know it, the painting is leading me off in a direction … Continue reading

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365, Day 68: Waterfalls

It occurred to me again this morning that I have not been able to sing since the near drowning in September of 2014. I also found myself possessed by the need to paint a waterfall. Initially there was a bridge … Continue reading

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365, Day 67: Reflections

I don’t really know what to make of today’s painting. It’s so unlike all the others in many ways. For the longest time it seemed to actively resist the addition of any reflections of the trees in the water. I … Continue reading

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