The Graphite/Carbon Cougar

“Until you take time to discover yourself, you never know what you can achieve or how far you can go”

― Sunday Adelaja

A Growing Flock

“A bird does not sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.” -Maya Angelou

Chances

“”The best thing you can give someone is a chance.” – unknown

Goals

Sometimes it is hard to stay on track, but by taking ‘Baby Steps’ we are better able to stay focused on our goals.

The Beauty of Failure

This post is dedicated to all of those who have said to an artist, “It’s so EASY for you!” (Hint: It. Is. NOT.)

A Brown Eagle, A Rose, and Some New Supplies

If you choose to evolve, you will connect with the strength within you. You will explore what lies outside your comfort zone. You will awaken to love. You will become. You will be.” – Creig Crippen

Small Bites

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe. -Anatole France

“Snow Leopard Cub” Pastel Painting

“I do have high standards. I look at everything I have done and think, ‘Why wasn’t that better?’ Part of my motivation is from crippling self-doubt – I have got to prove myself wrong.” -Michael Palin

‘Tis the Season . . .(To Create!)

“I’m always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up every morning… Every day I find something creative to do with my life.”

Miles Davis

Evolving

“You are being presented with a choice: Evolve or Remain”

– Creig Crippen

That Extra Hour . . .

“The time you enjoy wasting is not time wasted.” Anonymous Last night we turned our clocks back. If there is ever an indication that we are approaching the holiday season, for me, that would be it. I find it interesting that so many people are opposed to changing the clocks altogether, and every six months…

“Scary Sadie”

“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” -T. S. Eliot

The Vulture in Pastel

“Fear the vulture and the vulture will come. Fear nothing and you are the vulture.” – Suzy Kassem

Finding My Peace in a Chaotic World

I find it is difficult to be creative when my world is in turmoil. Finding peace of mind is something that I feel is necessary for my well-being and success.

Just for Fun!

Sometimes you just gotta do some things for FUN! 😀

The Bakery is Open!

The latest storefront to my North Star Village – The Pink Macaron Bakery – is OPEN!

A Reprieve

“Sometimes you need a second chance, because you weren’t quite ready for the first.”

Pretty Little Boxes

We all have our obsessions . . . (one of) mine is storage and boxes! I scored big on this one!