Gratitude is defined by Merriam-Webster as “The state of being Grateful.” Q.) So how do you get there? A.) Hard, intentional work. (Because you can.)
Coneflower is part of my “Sad Flower” series — a series of four botanical paintings, representing four heavy-hearted flowers I found growing in various locations. In the twelve-plus-years I’ve been painting, I have never created a “sad series.” I guess I’d never felt such a heaviness of heart before as when I was planing this new group of […]
A Golden Lesson about Friendship: how a life-long friend made my day, with just a photo and one sentence. It feels good to be known.
Happy Birthday, Sunflower! One year ago TODAY we opened up the Sunflower Gift Shop & Gallery. TODAY seems a fitting occasion to post photos I’ve been saving from “Phase 1” of our big Grocery Store Beautification Project last spring. Who would have thought we could turn the old Travelers Rest “Winn Dixie” into the uplifting place that Sunflower evolved into over the […]