Category: Ramblings

Foiled Again.

I mean, gorgeous, right…how could you not be at peace here? That’s what you’re thinking, right? A day away…in Cambria! Lucky. Best place in the world to quiet the noise and just BE. Well……….see what happened was…. Everything didn’t quite

Labor Day Weekend!!

I mean…who doesn’t love a THREE DAY WEEKEND?! Holidays like Labor Day and the Fourth of July are some of my favorites. You know why? Because there’s just not a lot of pressure surrounding them. These holidays share most of

The Art of Self-Care

“In a busy society where we are told to do more, achieve more, and be more. Often times we forget to really look at who we are and what makes us uniquely us. Self-care is the idea of slowing down

Sketching, Crawling, Painting, Sipping.

Have you ever done a pub crawl? Well, this was so much better! This past Sunday, a merry group of folks took to the streets of Los Olivos to sip Valley wines and learn watercolor and sketching. Starting at Zinke

Slow Down

Artist: Debbie Johnson When was the last time you stopped to smell the roses? Like, really? Not just said to yourself, yah more people should do that as you walk into a wall, texting that oh so important message about

Feeling Stuck?

When faced with big life decisions, it is natural to feel stuck, or paralyzed. Dr. Cloud said “Don’t wait until you can get it all done to do something. Just do a little bit. Get started. Take one step.” Love

What are you waiting for?

What are you waiting for? Are you waiting for the right time of life to try something new, or learn a skill? Are you waiting until conditions are perfect (like I do)? I remember telling myself that I’d exercise more

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Laying the Groundwork

Last night I decided to start a new painting. If I’m being honest, it was a feeble attempt to self-soothe. I turned on the music, poured myself a glass of Sangiovese, primed the canvas and began laying down the first layer of

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