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(note:  these are my personal preferences, to help get you started.  Every artist eventually figures out what they like best, there are a myriad of choices out there!) Painting Surface:  for this #31daysofpainting game, you’re going to need a sturdy surface to paint on.  I recommend using a stretched canvas, of at least 18″x24″.  (I’m […]

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I hear from a lot of folks who are intrigued and want to try their hand at painting, but either don’t know where or how to start OR have convinced themselves that they are just not “creative” or “talented.”  Well, that’s just plain not true!  Everyone is creative, they may just not have used those muscles lately,


Hey peeps!  Happy Spring!!!  We’re “enjoying” torrential spring showers at the moment, which don’t make it easy to go out and feed all our critters, but we really appreciate how essential this water is for the health and beauty of our ranch.  Everything is so GREEN!!! In between raising baby goats, working on many re-builds

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I’m so thrilled to be able to share this link with you!  For those of you who weren’t able to attend last summer’s inaugural Brave Girl Symposium (and for those of you who were there), and for those of you who are interested in our homeless fellow humans and want to hear about my journey

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SISTERING. In my journey with this blog, no post has come even close to getting the knowing, positive reactions and shares that his one produced.  SISTERING. It’s a concept and a dream that is long overdue.  I am sistered by so many, and I do my best to sister others.  And so today I am re-publishing this

SISTERING gets BETTER and BETTER!!!!! Read More »

For the past few months, I and a small group of my beloved soul sisters, have been teaching a short course on SOUL RESTORATIONat an emergency women’s shelter here in our community.  I have so many emotions swirling around this effort, and it’s hard to put into words.  We have learned so much.  And it’s safe

The More We LOVE Outside of Our Comfort Zone…….. Read More »