December 9, 2014

do everything in love

standing tall

"Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; 
be courageous; be strong. 
Do everything in love."
1 Corinthians 16:13, 14

December 4, 2014

i pink i can!!!!
i pink i can!
"If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right." - Henry Ford

TONIGHT! Artist Reception at Ames Center 
(previously known as the Burnsville Performing Arts Center) 

12600 Nicollet Avenue Burnsville, MN
Opening Reception and Awards:
Thursday, December 4th, 6—8 P.M.
Juror: JuliAnne Jonker

Exhibition dates: December 4th to January 11, 2015

I-35 South to 13 North to Nicollet Avenue. 
Go Right (south) on Nicollet. The center is 1 block south just
past the shell gas station. Parking is free on the street
on the south side of the building or on top of the ramp
on the north side. 

December 2, 2014

November 28, 2014

normal is...

normal is nothing more than a cycle on a washing machine~ whoopi goldberg


November 15, 2014

turn your worries over!

every evening i turn my worries over to God...he's going to be up all night anyway.

restless at midnight
~mary c. crowley

November 11, 2014

land of the free, because of the brave...

what is a veteran?
a 'veteran'- whether active duty, 
discharged, retired or reserve-
is someone who, at one point in his/her life,
wrote a blank check made payable to  "The United States of America" 
for the amount of and including his/her life. (unknown)
veteran's heart
 to learn more, visit:

November 6, 2014

you complete me..

what we are is God's gift to us. what we become is our gift to God.
~eleanor powell

November 1, 2014

waters of fall

when we are no longer able to change a situation, 
we are challenged to change ourselves. ~victor frankl

October 29, 2014

embrace now

i don't think we can deny anymore that winter is on it's way.  the warm weather has said its goodbyes and the chill has unpacked, readying us all the inevitable arrival of snow and cold!
dream big!

 i have found over the years and from living in minnesota, it is just best to embrace the weather of the day...whatever that may be. i always seem to find some treasured moment.  on some days, the wind stops for a second and the warming rays of sunshine flow with an extraordinary amount of enthusiasm.
i stop in my tracks and soak it all in.
... and then there are the days when the rain lets up just enough to get the mail or take my dog for a walk, with us both enjoying the puddle splashes.

as with all things, if i keep present in the moment i receive a present.

here is a quote about living in the moment (you can find more at:

we are always getting ready to live but never living.
~ ralph waldo emerson

October 28, 2014


faith does not make things easy
it makes them possible
~luke 1:37