I'm working on a book, Align, Learn, Leap, based on an encounter with Milton Glaser. I posted a chapter here on the event of his passing. I can't work on the book at this moment, but I will when my son's condition improves.
I use my blog to share my poetry as well. See below for my most recent work. Ode to The Caregiver helps me to express and manage my emotions as I care for my adult son with very severe ME/CFS.
Poetry I Ode to the Caregiver
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I enjoy a variety of mediums and styles with my art. With painting, collage or carving in linoleum, my goal is to express emotion that you can feel and relate to.
My nature is the consequence of my father’s over-the-top determination to take risks and achieve personal and professional goals in spite of polio, and my mother’s reckless risk-taking adventures. The result is a risk-taking, adventure seeking, super responsible single parent of six. The adventures are outrageous, the responsibilities crushingly intense, but the results are—I’m counting on this—a happy ending for all.
On introspective days I search back through time for the warmest and most exciting moments, in a rush to experience the golden goodness of them again. I want to celebrate all of that.
Nowadays I care for my bed-bound adult son. He has very severe ME/ CFS. I steal time for freelance, poetry, art, because my soul needs to be fed during this season of personal sacrifice... and less sleep. As soon as his condition begins to improve I'll have time to add much more of my work to this site. I look forward to sharing much more with you.
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I use only genuine gemstones and pearls for designs you can wear with your favorite jeans—or little black dress. See more and purchase at my jewelry website:
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