Shredded

I was patiently trying to lay down a watercolor representation the medical troubles one of my loved ones is undergoing. I first tried a literal approach, making a schematic arrangement of organic shapes. This sterile approach did not satisfy my and the only thing I could think of doing that would approximate my feelings was […]

What’s That Feeling?

Did you ever have a time when you couldn’t identify a feeling?  With me, sometimes it manifests itself in being crabby to everyone. When I do have an unidentifiable feeling, I try to reason it out. I ask myself, “When was the last time you ate?” or “Did you get enough sleep last night?” Depending on […]

Traveling Case

With great displacement comes great responsibility – to coin a phrase. I haven’t painted that much recently. Since Joy and I relocated to a relative’s house, it hasn’t been my top priority, nor do I have a regular place to paint. When I do paint, I check to make sure I’m not in the way; I […]

Sidetracked

Original and modified mission I really don’t want my blog to turn into a diary of my daily life. I must keep reminding myself of my original mission, which was to address all aspects of autism and mental health; my personal experience with autism as a sibling of a low functioning, autistic individual; family relationships, and related […]