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Live2Dye Blog · 2d ago

on aging…

The end goal for finishing the Defining Moments series of 25 pieces is my 70th birthday. Since I am now working on no.19 one could surmise that 70 is approaching. Yes, indeed this is the yea...
Live2Dye Blog · 2W ago

another defining moment…

I just finished and photographed no. 17 and 18 in the series. With a total of 25 to do the light is at the end of tunnel, for which I have mixed emotions. This series like life has had its u...
Live2Dye Blog · 1M ago

on dream machines…

  Right after my blog post about the rationalization of why I should not buy a mid-arm machine, I decided to buy one! Two things suddenly occurred to me. One, the idea kept resurfacing while...
Live2Dye Blog · 1M ago

the muse is keeping me awake…

Anyone who makes art knows how exasperating the muse can be. There are times when she has entirely left the brain, the building and the planet and try as we might we cannot ‘rouse her, no ma...
Live2Dye Blog · 2M ago

NOLA

Last week we jetted down to New Orleans for a five-day Road Scholar program on the culture, music, food, mystique and more food. It was great fun and other than six freaky tornadoes hitting ...
Live2Dye Blog · 2M ago

and they said it wouldn’t last…

Yesterday I finished the wedding dress piece...hurrah! I started Defining Moments 16: Marriage early last year by dismantling my wedding dress. Then I screen-printed our vows to the dress fa...
Live2Dye Blog · 3M ago

musings…

In 2012 right after my Dad died and I was recovering from my second knee replacement, I felt like I needed a lifeline. I had been ruminating for at least two years beforehand about creating ...
Live2Dye Blog · 4M ago

it’s the little things…

One of the things I most enjoy about this series work is I am continually challenged by how to convey my message or tell the story. The piece I have been working on (#16) these past weeks is...
Live2Dye Blog · 5M ago

stop making small…

One of the problems of being creative in a capitali$t society is people always say you could sell that. As an exhibiting member in artists’ co-ops, that has often been music to my ears as I ...
Live2Dye Blog · 5M ago

15 down, 10 to go…

I recently finished no. 15 in the Defining Moments series! Now with just ten more to meet our goal I am really feeling the momentum. However, I must pause to whip up some small bags for the ...