500 Million Years

500 Million Years

The thing about studying rock art is, if you allow, it will take you places, open doors of discovery you had never considered before.  We live in a busy era.  Who has the luxury of adequate time to sit back…

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Celebrating The Journey

Celebrating the Journey

Transfixed amongst sagebrush at the base of a boulder-strewn outcrop, nearly twenty-four years ago rock art entered my life.  Looking back  I can see clearly now from this distant perspective that those Wyoming Old Ones called for someone.  They wanted…

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Creativity Is Sacred

Creativity is Sacred

Engaging this creative act, I am entering  a sacred space.  It is a blessing, this gift I’ve been given.  Aching, tired from the cares of the day, this meditative creative act carries me to a place where my heart feels…

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Modern Relevance

Modern Relevance

Here I am at the painting table again, musing as I paint, wondering if and how the ancient stories effect out modern life.  I’m open to input, please share your thoughts.   Do you think the old stories carved and painted…

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Minding The Moon

Minding the Moon

Upon waking this crisply clear Wisconsin morning, the Moon was on my mind and all she represents:  Feminine energy, intuition, phases of life, darkness and resurgence.   Grandmother Moon bathes the world in a gentle light we can gaze into and…

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Centering Attention

Centering Attention

Sometimes life just gets too hectic, too crazy.   Cell phones ding, ads tell us what will make us happy, the blare of politics ever-present . . . even gas pumps talk to us now.   There are so many…

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Why I Do What I Do

Why I do What I do

Some people may wonder why I’m so focused on rock art.  Matter of fact, I’ve wondered the same from time to time. Like when I’ve found myself packing my van with paintings in the middle of the night, driving cross…

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