Art

Unequal Affection

How should we like it were stars to burn With a passion for us we could not return? If equal affection cannot be, Let the more loving one be me. W.H. Auden from “The More Loving One” > First Light…

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Emotional Rain

Emotional Rain Legacies of kind, courageous and unadvertised lives with their steady flow of compassion for this world are the emotional rain we all need to weather life’s brutal droughts.  We may never know the source of this remarkable kindness…

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Caregiver Self-Worth: Perspective and Practice

Coming Along Side by David Solie (endoftheworldart.com) “Some people will like us and some dislike us; some come through for us and some betray us; some care tenderly about our feelings and some trample them under foot. Accepting this variety…

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Mary Oliver’s Passing

I am a long time admirer of Mary Oliver’s poetry and was saddened by her passing last Thursday.  When asked what she had done with her life, she was quoted as saying, “I learned how to love and be loved,”…

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New Art Gallery

My online art gallery, End of the World Art, is up and running . Here is the link  www.endoftheworldart.com Under the “Shop” tab, check out my recently released “Note Cards” set entitled The Last Time that is an inexpensive yet…

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A Dream of the Future Arriving

A recent work I completed in the insomniac zone, when the weight of the world is too much and it was time to get up and paint at 3:00 am Imagination is more important than knowledge… Einstein…

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4-Point Caregiver Check Up

Whether you are just entering the caregiving arena or are a seasoned veteran of caring for your aging parents, this four point check up is a good way to prevent or course correct the inherent tendency for all of us…

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The Pull Of What You Really Love: Part 2

In part one of this blog, I talked about how I rediscovered painting after decades of dormancy.  Part two represents the next chapter in the journey. In mid- November, 2018  I will be releasing a limited edition of 20 of…

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The Pull Of What You Really Love…

Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love…Rumi This is one of my recent paintings and I thought the quote by Rumi was apropos for describing my long-delayed return to painting after decades of…

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