Yellow Cow

Over the holidays I went with my friend Jacqueline to see the Guggenheim exhibit at the Art Gallery of Ontario, where I fell in love with a yellow cow. It was painted in 1911 by German expressionist Franz Marc and some say it was meant to express the happiness of his...

Guiding Image: A Graffiti Spraying Nun

I love this image of a graffiti spraying nun. My friend Andrea saw it on a birthday card and it made her think of me. It’s the perfect image to hold my intentions for the New Year. This year I aspire to be a creative force for good in the world, and to have a...

Beauty in the Midst of Decay

Today as I hurry through the rain from my car to the house,  I am arrested by the beauty of my overgrown, neglected and dying garden. The leaves of the peony bush, so heavy and fragrant in spring, are curled and brittle.  My hydrangeas have faded to spotted white,...