Blog Tales

First Week of Bloom True



For the past three years...
my dear Rebecca Brooks
of Recuerda Mi Corazon
has beckoned me with open arms
to step into the voice of my creativity...

Little did I know that her invitation to join her in the e-class
of the remarkable Flora Bowley
would coincide with my father's death,
and somewhere in the back of mind...
the third anniversary of my husband's death...

So here I am...
following the prompts to bloom,
even though my heart is in Winter...

Week 1: Day 1

Share a picture of your painting space...


Week 1: Day 2

The first layer...



Week 1: Day 3

Making affirmation cards...


Week 1: Day 4

Self portrait...


Week 1: Day 5

Your tools...


Week 1: Day 6

What are you grateful for...

I am grateful for many things...
but most of all the love from my family and friends
who navigate close and afar
the many waves of my life...

And here is one of my greatest joys...
one of my faerie-goddaughters...
holding the cotten-candy-tree
that she made in memory of our Milt,
my sweet husband
who passed three years ago this last week...

And here's to me making it through the first week
of Blooming True...