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Live2Dye Blog · 2W ago

opportune flu timing…

Today is day 10 of my stint with the flu. Yesterday I felt totally great yet did nothing because I had been warned of relapse. And alas, today, there it was, just the same. After 10.5 hrs of...
Live2Dye Blog · 1M ago

on intentions…

I don’t make New Year’s resolutions because to me they imply something needs fixing and one is bound to fail. Who needs that? I’ve spent the last 40 years shedding things that make me feel b...
Live2Dye Blog · 2M ago

reflections on turning 70…

As many know I offered a special inventory reduction sale of my work in honor of my turning 70. For what was supposed to be a 3-day event, I sold lots of early work to those who most loved i...
Live2Dye Blog · 2M ago

…and then there were four

The response to my 70 for 70 sale has been tremendous! Thank you so much to all who have purchased my work. It warms my heart to know so many love my work, while simultaneously allowing me t...
Live2Dye Blog · 2M ago

70 for 70…

After a year of musing about being almost 70, this week it actually happens! To celebrate I’ve priced several pieces of my work for just $70 apiece for December 11, 12, 13. Go have a gander ...
Live2Dye Blog · 2M ago

coming ’round the corner…

Today I photographed no. 23 in the Defining Moments series and put it up on my website. This piece, The Aging Optimist was another that sat in my head for weeks, figuring out how to design i...
Live2Dye Blog · 3M ago

on deadlines…

Today while looking through birthday cards for all my favorite winter babies, I came across one with the grim reaper on it. Somehow it did not strike me as excessively funny. Yet as one who ...
Live2Dye Blog · 4M ago

inspiration in unexpected places…

Yesterday five women came to my studio to see what I do. This idea started over the course of a year when a long time friend from the local quilt guild said she wanted to be a ‘fly on the wa...
Live2Dye Blog · 4M ago

reflections on completion…

As I round the corner on the final lap of Defining Moments, a three year series, I seem to be experiencing a wealth of emotion!  I am so pleased with myself that I’ve nearly met this self-im...
Live2Dye Blog · 5M ago

what I learned on my summer vacation…

We chose the perfect week to take an Alaska cruise as it was hotter than hell in the SF Bay Area the first week of September. We were instead basking in the autumnal glow of the Inside Passa...