Life Coach: Introspective Self-Portrait

I used to think Xerox Art was super-cool. Because it is. I painted this, with oil, from a framed Xerox of my face while in college. I spent my 20's in a bit of angst. I had pretty decent reasons, boyfriends were all druggies with a…

Power Self-Portrait

I painted this in my 20's, probably my early 20's. This was what I wanted my life to be. Powerful and beautiful. The flaming sword of truth and the gavel are definitely power symbols here. I found another one I'll show you tomorrow. Where…

Kids With Cell Phones

This is Ainsley and her PawPaw showing off their new cell phones. He got the new iPhone 4 and she got a cool purple slider phone. Yes, we got our nine-year-old daughter a cell phone. My mother-in-law reminded me that I used to say…
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Soul Path: Roman Catholic Womenpriests

I've been excited to hear about the 100 women who claim authority as Catholic Priests in the United States, as in this Time article. While there is evidence to suggest that women were equals and held authority in early Christianity, The…

Oprah Premiere

So, after my post Oprah Show Today, in which I declared that I might feel "seriously murderous" should someone stop recording Oprah accidentally, my local station preempted the Final Oprah Premiere with tennis. Tennis. Yeah, that's…
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Law of Attraction and Money: Techie Kid

Ainsley saved enough money to buy herself a mini laptop computer (perhaps a little bit of Law of Attraction and money in practice, here). She's been emailing her friends and cousins, since we moved from Texas. I didn't want her emailing…
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Oprah Show Today!

Last Thursday I accidentally stopped recording the Redskins game while my husband was at a work dinner. I didn't consciously do it, the DVR has an annoying habit of changing the channel I'm watching to record 20-year-old Seinfeld episodes.…

Feminine Presence

I started taking a small Feminine Presence class from a young woman, Anna. Another woman and myself have gathered in her basement studio on Wednesdays, around a candle to share observations and feelings. We relax and Anna tells us about ancient…