artistic audacity

May 25, 2015

  A week ago, I decided to treat myself to a bit of my heritage by attending the Spring Concert of the Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Ensemble of Minneapolis, MN.  Entering the Ukrainian Event Center brought back faint memories of me as a child, hoping the Ukrainian event my parents insisted on bringing my brothers and me to […]

May 11, 2015

There I sat, waiting for the slow hymn played by the organist to end.  I noticed my foot tapping at a rapid pace.  C’mon, can’t you play it any faster?  As the hymn ended, the pastor introduced me and I walked up to the pulpit.   Back in college you couldn’t pay me enough to speak […]

March 11, 2015

“So, what is it you exactly DO do?”  –  Young Frankenstein, the movie A couple years back I spent eighteen months holed up in my everything-I-do-for-a-living studio and was hardly able to escape the room as I wrote my manuscript for my first book. My husband would pop his head in the door @ 11:00 pm,  tell […]