“Persephone” set to music

Here's a special musical treat for your Saturday!!  I'm so excited to share a wondrous song by the indescribably magical cellist Betsy Tinney, Musician...I had the luck of happening upon Betsy's ethereal music at the farmer's market one day, and then discovered that she plays at many of the same local fairy festivals that I vend …

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Midsummer

"But why should we not have one genuine out-of-door day, a day when we shall see to it that every city child may romp and play in God's green fields, and when we make it a joyous duty to thank the Giver of all, not only for the harvests & for the full granaries as …

Viriditas

"The Word is living, being, spirit, all verdant greening, all creativity. This Word manifests itself in every creature." - ST. HILDEGARD VON BINGEN  - I've always found the life and writings of St. Hildegard von Bingen (1098 - 1179) to be deeply stirring, and just a day after her feast day of September 17th, I wanted …

Art + Community

Visual arts tend to be solitary pursuits much of the time.  While I crave that solitary and meditative quality of painting, I've also found myself being drawn to finding ways to balance it with more forays into art communities. This can be a bit of a challenge, as most artists seem to have their own unique …