Painting: The Cosmic Toad

"Shine like the whole universe is yours" - Rumi I love a good quote. A good quote is an inspiring, fresh pop of energy for our habitual minds. Quotes can clean our minds and souls when they are feeling dusty and stale, and allow us to think and view the world differently, even if just for... Continue Reading →


"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?" - Mary Oliver Beautiful, sweet and soft sunset in my new little home on the California coast. What more can we possibly do except be present? What more can we do but be present with the world around us,... Continue Reading →

How Do You Define Success?

How can anything be just what you're supposed to do? My friend texted me recently to inquire when I was going to get with it and start a family.  Why? I asked, and she texted that people think getting a partner and creating a family is just what you do in life. There is nothing... Continue Reading →

Stay Curious

“I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.” -Einstein In July, I stood on the shore of Portland, Maine, looking out at the Atlantic ocean and feeling pleased with myself. I had made it! Over the last few months, I had driven all the way from California to Maine. Partly, my journey had... Continue Reading →

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