Varsity Tennis

Making the Team I grew up in a small fishing village in Washington state. In my small town at the time there was one stop light, party line telephones, and not a lot for a teenager to do. My family joined the local tennis club and I began to play regularly. When I started highContinue reading “Varsity Tennis”

Product Review: Gamsol

Gamsol is an odorless mineral spirit used in oil painting much like turpentine. Traditionally turpentine was used in oil painting but posed problems due to the toxic odor. It is why I put off painting with oils for years. It seemed like such a hassle and strong odors bother me and make me nauseous. WhenContinue reading “Product Review: Gamsol”

Human Trafficking

WHAT IS HUMAN TRAFFICKING? What exactly is Human Trafficking? It has a broader definition than most people realize and it once happened to me. I survived my ordeal, but the aftermath lingers on. I am writing this to bring attention to the issue and to let people know what to do if they recognize it.Continue reading “Human Trafficking”

The Ups and Downs of Investing in Crypto Currency

TAKING THE PLUNGE A couple of months ago I finally took the plunge and invested in cryptocurrency. What a ride it has been. I am a believer in multiple streams of income, especially being an artist with an indefinite monthly income. I have been successful investing on the stock market and wanted to add cryptoContinue reading “The Ups and Downs of Investing in Crypto Currency”

The Key to Reaching Your Goals

– REACHING YOUR GOALS After you write down and identify your goals, you now need to reach those goals. Whether you are part of a large corporation or self employed and everything in between, the process is the same. Getting everyone on the same page. CREATING A MISSION STAEMENT Creating a mission statement not onlyContinue reading “The Key to Reaching Your Goals”

The Importance of Setting Goals

Setting goals is important to stay focused and get things done. Goals can be lofty and seemingly out of reach and that is ok. You have to start somewhere, and getting started is the key. Goals can be work related, personal, financial or whatever it is you are working on. As a self employed womanContinue reading “The Importance of Setting Goals”

The Crest Theater

When I lived in Los Angeles I would often pass this theater in the Westwood neighborhood. I loved the Art Deco architecture and it is one of the many historical theaters in the area that must have been spectacular in their hey day. Every time I passed the theater I would take a photo wantingContinue reading “The Crest Theater”