treasure box art

All these origami boxes were made by Maggie Begun, my mother. Each box, in & of itself, is a treasure, BUT sometimes she puts things inside. Sometimes she makes Sculpey (polymer clay) buttons, she tumbles rocks, uses her own fused glass designs to decorate the top of each box. These boxes belong to me, lucky…

time just hanging around

these photos were taken during the Montevallo Art Walk. There were quite a few artists that created Jewelry with old gears from watches. I loved the chemical healthy jewelry…seemed perfect for Halloween. Montevallo University was very near by, to me, it seemed most artist had come from campus. Pretty cool place to find in the…

life is a roller coaster

These images were taken by artist & friend, Claire Rottembourg. I bumped into her at the grocery store & she was wearing one of her pieces. I told her how much I loved it & I commissioned a silver one for me. It reminded me of painting with watercolor. Stilled movement. I wanted to share…

i’d like to introduce you to fibromyalgia

During our spring break, I made a promise to myself that I would use different parts of my body. I would give my right side, arm & back, a rest from blogging. I would give my physical therapist a break from having to place my vertebrae back in their proper places every. single. Friday. morning….