Bobbing Along

A Lifetime of Stories: collected, painted, shared.

Month: April, 2015

So, um, this is happening…

Yup! The Rooster is going to be a big brother. Coming soon…June…updates to be posted as soon as possible. Life is grand!!!      

Painting “Aloft”

Occasionally, a painting will literally burst from hand to brush to canvas, without any notion or planning at all. Aloft is one of those paintings. When I began this work, we had just learned of my mother’s cancer diagnosis. She was, at that point, an 18-year breast cancer survivor but the cancer that had then invaded […]


Aloft 2009 Oil on Linen, with beads 46″ x 50″ To read more about this painting, click here.

Eulogy for My Mother

Delivered on April 23, 2010   Good morning, On behalf of my father, my sisters and brothers, and my entire family, I would like to thank you for the respect you have shown my mother and the love you have shown us by your presence here today. We have been deeply touched by the outpouring […]

Five Years

Five years have passed since she died Surrounded by family, Two daughters and one grandson beside her bed, Others waiting nearby. We stroked her arms gently and our whispers spoke of love, Masking our sorrow. Medicated against the ravages of cancer, she drifted in silence. It would have been her way, of course, Quietly doing what was true, […]

Well, then!

I am hugely embarrassed that my last post was some eight months ago. Where has the time gone? What was I doing all those days and weeks and months? Imagine the conversation: Where have you been? Uh, here. Why have you not written? Why have you not called? Why have you not updated this blog? Uh, I […]