The Artist Life

Walking On Water Review

Hello Fiercelings, I finally finished reading Walking On Water by Madeleine L’Engle. There is a lot of material in this little book. The tag line of the book is “Reflections on Faithย and Art” it’s a fabulous little book about well, faith and art. To kind […]

A Successful Life

Fiercelings, Whileย reading a fellow photographer/blogger’s post about ‘success’ the other day my brain started reeling…what is success? Because I think we should redefine it. When most people think of success I think they think of being 1. rich 2. having a really nice house or […]

The Artist Itinerary

Fiercelings, You may remember awhile back I was reading a book called the Creative Call. I wrote posts about it here(this is pretty much a follow up post), here and oh yeah here too. I loved this book so much! I discovered it in my […]

Anti-Niche

Hello Fiercelings, One thing I have noticed while being in the creative world is that everyone encourages you to find your “niche” to the point that I hate that word! Seriously, everytime I’m reading some creative forum, blog, group post or listening to a podcast […]

I am an Artist

What makes someone an artist is that they would go crazy if they didn’t make art.

Doing What You Love

Hello, 2016.   The New Year has treated me well thus far. I really do like living in Jacksonville, Florida. As 2015 came to a close I took stock of all that has happened in the closing year – my mother in laws death, moving […]

Go Happen to Things

As promised, another marvelous Da Vinci quote. “It has long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things” Oh. Yeesss. I am just drooling over this one! It’s […]

Life, Simplified

I have been pouring and drooling over Lenonardo Da Vinci quotes. I have long loved the original Renaissance man. Simplicity is the ultimateย sophistication Having moved from an apartment to a condo to halfway across the country I definitely have had opportunities to go through all […]

Monotony

Florida life is beautiful. It’s December right now and yet it feels like summer. I am seriously considering going to the beach today simply because I could. This might seem silly to someone who’s lived near the beach or vacationed on a beachย frequently but for […]

The (Abandoned) Art of Listening

“…listening to people is an art that society has abandoned.”