January 1, 2019

Greetings everyone, A New Year's post to enliven the day.  I have a few things to update.  First, my three Saturdays at the Ecology Center craft fair were deeply encouraging.  People genuinely enjoyed my work and I sold 75% of my inventory.  In dollars, I made roughly...

December 1, 2018

Greetings,  I'll be vending at the Ecology Center's winter craft fair in Berkeley on three consecutive Saturdays - December 8th, 15th, and 22nd.  I will have blank journals for sale as well as super useful and attractive zippered pouches. I invite all of you to swing b...

October 13, 2018

I have a few different projects to share this time.  As you  can tell by the title, I'm super excited about sharing my first project.  I've been attending a book arts class with Alice Armstrong at Castle in the Air.  Our second class was this past Monday, October 8th w...

September 15, 2018

Greetings,  For those of you who couldn't be there, I wanted to share last weekend's adventure with you.  It was a very mellow and nice experience to sit and make books in Flax' Oakland store.  I came prepared to make 8 books, but only made three.  All three were this...

September 1, 2018


The link above proves that it's real.  I'm really doing this next weekend from noon to four.  I'm absolutely thrilled.  I spent yesterday in the studio preparing fabrics and thinking about paper.  Today, I need to think about...

August 18, 2018

Greetings,  Weird of me to have two posts so close together, but I wanted to share with everyone the event I did this past Thursday at Ideo.  My friend Michelle works there and invited me to come over and teach bookbinding for one hour.  I thought, "wait, what company...

August 4, 2018

Just in case you forgot the song - here we go:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9VH6yD8zobM

It's been such a long time since I've posted because I've been on a roller coaster.  I hate roller coasters, but I guess coping with them is something we must learn to do in...

May 21, 2018

Greetings,  Now that all the audits for my non-profit clients are complete and before I go into summer camp mode, I wanted to update y'all on what I've been working on.  First a recent drawing: 

 I never knew an onion could be so vain.  This particular on...

March 17, 2018


Yesterday was the last meeting of the drawing class I shared with y'all last time.  I'm going to miss participating in this class, but I also think I have new direction for my own studies.  I've been drawing most every day and I see improvement in my skills....

March 3, 2018

Drawing - I hear a massive shudder among artists and non-artist alike. This winter I took a drawing class in order to improve my ability to see and draw what lands in front of me.

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