I AM THE WEAPON

I AM THE WEAPON

As a creative person I often find myself contemplating the humanities.  Liberal Arts such as psychology, sociology, philosophy, history, and of course, the visual arts are all topics of great interest to me.  Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about the greater...
A Culture without ART is a Culture at WAR

A Culture without ART is a Culture at WAR

Back in college, my art history professor made us think about the difference between war and art. At the time he was lobbing up a discussion point on intentional destruction versus intentional creation, yet the thought process opened me up to further contemplation. ...
Mom Life

Mom Life

Have you ever felt triggered? Have you ever felt triggered, alone, and wondering why you’re triggered? Have you ever felt that no one recognizes, or potentially recognizes yet disregards your trigger warnings? Have you ever been triggered over 1,000 times a day?...
WHY am I such a dork

WHY am I such a dork

Let me tell you a little story that will make you feel better about yourself. Once upon a time in the distant mild hills of Northern Wisconsin, I grew up in a quaint little town where my only connection to the outside world was Nickelodeon and a hit music radio...
It’s a WILD Life

It’s a WILD Life

It doesn’t matter how domesticated your life is, you are secretly wild. You have a hidden weapon underneath your deeply sacred daily routine. This is often revealed the moment danger strikes and you are rocked down to your foundation. When you are reduced to only your...
There is No Such Thing as Indestructible Art

There is No Such Thing as Indestructible Art

Where I live there is a community event held every summer called Chalkfest. People from the area and even outside the state come to participate.  Each person or team gets a drawing space on the 400 Block, an area downtown that has been left open for concerts,...