Beauty

It cannot be expressed how deeply I appreciate the beauty of God’s creation. The more you notice it and let yourself enter into its splendor, the more spellbound you are. I truly do not think it is possible for humans to grasp the greatness and … Continue readingBeauty

Evenstar

My husband Silvio and I both love The Lord of the Rings. For our wedding, I wore Arwen’s Evenstar necklace. That was partly because it just looked amazing with my dress, but I also loved the symbolism: it was a sign that she would sacrifice … Continue readingEvenstar

Ski by Moonlight

My family always had great traditions and adventures for every season of the year, but perhaps the season that brought memories most uniquely ours was winter.  While many people dreamed the cold away, we were out in it, drinking in the magic.  We skied as … Continue readingSki by Moonlight

Learning to See

What is the most important part of learning to draw?  As a matter of fact, it’s not teaching your hands to do something.  That’s important too!  But the most foundational skill is actually learning to see.  Let’s talk about that. In this post we talked about what goes on in … Continue readingLearning to See