I think it’s safe to say that if I bloom any more, I might become a blooming idiot.
And you know what? I think I’d like that!
I sprouted a love for writing humor in my 30’s when I returned to school. I immediately learned that I couldn’t be serious when it came time to write an essay. From there, I created and wrote a newsletter for family and friends named Smiles For Miles. It was mailed out one to four times a year for seven years.
At 49, I further blossomed when I moved into a neighborhood located a block away from a quilt shop. I took a rail fence quilt class and quickly learned that I did not have the patience to make large quilts. In addition, I didn’t want to use patterns so I moved on to making art quilts.
Art quilting soon led to reading art blogs and art magazines, and what’s a girl to do with all that inspiration, information, and eye candy but join in on the fun so I added mixed media, painting, and more recently, art journaling to my late blooming joy! I also discovered online art classes. Through it all, I gradually developed a passion for creating art as well as writing humor.
I love the joy of creating colorful and whimsical art that, I hope, makes people smile. They certainly make me smile when I create them!
I embarked on blogging in February 2008, and I currently write three blogs:
As you’d expect, this blog is where I yak it up about my art, and anything else that strikes my fancy.
I write about my humorous observances of every day life.
This blog is a spinoff of the above-mentioned newsletter.
We recently bought an RV so I share our RV travel adventures there, too.
I can’t believe it but I was 60 on Valentine’s Day! I think it’s safe to say that if I bloom any more, I might become a blooming idiot (tee-hee) and you know what? I think I’d like that!