Category Archives: Ignite the Heart retreats

Art and photography retreat in Central Oregon

Amazing weekend at our latest Ignite the Heart retreat. This one was held at my home in Sunriver. It was absolutely everything we could’ve hoped it would be! Amazing creative women with a zest for life…time to reflect and create…see … Continue reading

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iPhoneography and encaustic class

“The best camera is the one you have with you.” Great quote…you’d be surprised what your little phone can do. Learn how to take amazing iphone images with the best apps, composition and lighting (all in studio and in the … Continue reading

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A creative life is the best life

Three years ago I walked away. I’d been living this creative, colorful life for years and I closed the door with a little crack to let the light in. I love teaching 3rd graders and it is abundantly clear that … Continue reading

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It’s a ten.

I have a close friend I adore named Elida. She came up with a brilliant simplifying plan.                             Upon finding herself in the middle of a divorce (the … Continue reading

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Dealing by decorating

When things happen that I can’t wrap my brain around…like the terrible events of last week. I revert back to old behaviors that help me deal…bed-making and nest fluffing. The methodical act of moving things around the abode (as well … Continue reading

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