a good night

        as we drove down the street we saw a caravan of adults sitting in a flatbed truck with seats in the back open air and big orange red lights strung around it… waiting for the huge Read More …


i wanted to be Indira Gandhi for halloween, but after 25 tries to get my saree to look right this morning, i gave up… because i was going to be late for the parade… so much for youtube video demonstrations Read More …


this is a sketch of saraswati for a “haiku/painting” collaboration i am working on with valerie… i played with the adjustment levels to make it look like an old drawing:) namaste and good night… j

drawing for beatrice

spent some time making art with my niece this weekend… today she asked me to draw a picture for her to color… now i plan on going out to my studio to color some more. xo, j

your suffering is mine

  notes from my experience with thich nhat hanh… i’ve been keeping these mini spiritual journals for a few years… i am hoping to have a little library of the things i have learned along the path… namaste, j

healing color

thankfully last night i got some time in my studio… sometimes when i have those emotional days, i end up feeling a bit like i’ve been hit by a bus… making art with bright colors and meaningful images sure is Read More …


I had a day speckled with moments of deep sadness, returning to a place in my past that I did not want to be in. I said to Will, “I just want to run away and shave my head and Read More …