january 3, 2016

“Let today be the day you finally release yourself from the imprisonment of past grudges and anger. Simplify your life. Let go of the poisonous past and live the abundantly beautiful present.” ~ Dr. Steve Maraboli     The Michler’s Christmas Fair – way back the first of December – doubled as an excuse for the Happiness Gals to convene for our Christmas celebration. Not all of us could be

august 21, 2014

“Growth is painful. Change is painful. But nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong.” ~ Mandy Hale     One of the things that made yesterday so wonderful was my walk past Mathews Garden. It, along with the house bearing the same name and an adjacent house, are set to be demolished to make room for the law school expansion. Mathews is no ordinary botanical garden. At

january 29, 2012

“Buddha, I want to have your peace…your wisdom, your serenity, your divine nature AND your acorn hat! Love, Squirrel.“ I’ve been quite busy this weekend. Among other things to be done was errands. That’s when I realized I hadn’t captured today’s photo. First came the self-portrait – I’m sure customers in Kroger’s parking lot thought I was nuts – and, as is often the case in Lexington, I sat at

the year art came home

I’ve played music for as long as I can remember. I always dabbled in art, too. In high school I was bitten by the photography bug. When I decided to stop touring as a musician and return to college to study art, I hadn’t expected to fall back into photography. But that’s just what I did (evidenced by the self portrait above, circa 1993). Now, nearly 15 years after that