Out on a brisk walk this evening, I was reflecting on the good conversations I had with both my children (now young adults) today. I was thinking what a great day it was as I talked to both Bob, 25 years old, and Emily, will be 20 on Sunday! They live in Seattle and I […]
Archive | March, 2010
I’m ever so grateful to get feedback from others. I met with Christin, co-owner of the Booksmith in the Haight, along with her husband Praveen (who happens to be in my writing group). She shared with me what works in their store for cards. In listening to her talk about “neutral” cards, I began to […]
still working on navigating around this blog. I’ve still got lots to learn but at least I’m getting photos posted. Obviously a watercolor inspired by the Calla Lilies in our backyard. I love the fact that they grow wild, or so it seems. They are everywhere I look here in SF. In people’s yards, on […]
These Calla lilies, growing in clumps in our back yard, are the inspiration for the watercolor to follow.
Just had my 2nd Session with Sarah. Can’t say I’m proficient yet but I’m doing OK. Getting the template together and today added a text box. Now I’m going to play around with different fonts. Was proud to be able to create a horizontal template all on my own, after Sarah left. I showed Sarah […]
I just want to note how perfect the Universe seems to be in having good friends call just when you need to hear their laugh! And you didn’t even know how much you missed their laugh, till you heard it again!! Thanks Lisa for calling me today and leaving a message. Getting caught up (an […]
Last Friday I was on a little hike and came upon these wild Iris’s. They were purple! (my favorite color) and thankfully I had my backpack with watercolor supplies it it. I dropped my pack, sat down and began sketching these flowers. I love capturing Nature’s beauty to share with others!
I just met with Sarah, my neighbor, who conveniently also happens to be a Graphic Designer and well versed in how to work the Adobe programs of InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. She’s consulting with me to teach me what I need to learn in order to get my cards ready for printing. My new Apple […]
Oh Boy, Here we go!! I’m once again amazing myself with learning NEW Technology!! I’ve been interested in blogging for some time but have not made the time or effort to learn what is entailed. I hope I learn quickly and others will share my interest in “Aspiring to Live Your Dream for your Life!!” […]