Category Archives: Art Therapy

Moral Injury


“The guilt and moral tension many veterans feel are not necessarily being dubbed as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) any longer, but Moral Injury. Moral Injury refers to the emotional shame and psychological damage incurred when a soldier has to … Continue reading

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Me: Part 2


After a couple of years in the country, we relocated back to Nashville where I went through two years of high school before another move to Murfreesboro, an hour south of Nashville. During my high school, I got involved in … Continue reading

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An artist’s birth in darkness. (Book Review of David Sandum’s I’ll Run.. Memoir)


Four years ago, Sweden-born painter David Sandum came onto my radar promoting his “Twitter Art Exhibit” (TAE)  It was his philanthropic idea to put out a call to artists on Twitter for small postcard-sized works he could sell to raise funds … Continue reading

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Beau Biden: Rest well


I am grieved by the news that this fine young man died yesterday of Brain Cancer and it stunned and saddened me a great deal. Before I took to painting, before I gravitated to making art, I was deeply passionate about … Continue reading

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We’ve found our new beach!


It was a momentous occasion today and it’s taken us two years, but I think we’ve finally found our beach here in Southwest Florida!  If you’ve followed my journey, you’ll know that in the past, I lived in Tennessee but … Continue reading

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The ceiling tile is up!


Dolly, my breast-cancer “Overcomer” friend is on her second to last treatment today! She was happy to see that my painted ceiling tile has taken up a place on the ceiling there for her and all those who cross the … Continue reading

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Ceiling tile for a Chemotherapy Unit


I’ve known and respected LaTarsha, a colleague, for nearly two years now. In fact, she’s become a cherished friend.  So when her longtime friend Dolly was diagnosed with Breast Cancer about six months ago, I saw how it struck her … Continue reading

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