no problem

We each have our mountain... that insurmountable, impassable, formidable obstacle that lies before us in all of its terrible splendor at once threatening and inviting us.Grab your courage then grab your rope. It is something you must do and you know it. Others from fear and from love would hold you back against your will.Don't worry. You'll learn as you climb. Your foot will become more sure. And as you approach the thunder You may just find your life again.Own the original drawing of this … [Read more...]

new Sophia drawing “canoe”

This is another installment in the mysterious "Sophia" series... the graphic chronicle of a young woman's courageous journey to wisdom and independence. In this image she has come across a canoe. She must travel with stealth. There is a distant camp across the lake and she knows how sound travels over open water, especially in the still of the night. Whether they are kindly or not, it doesn't matter, for she absolutely must be alone.This one is done with pen and ink and graphite pencil on … [Read more...]


I'm feeling especially thankful for my community today. Against unbelievable odds, we have conquered a mighty mountain of opposition, negativity, crises, curses and near death experiences where there was no light at the end of the tunnel. None of us could've done it alone. It reminds me of some books I've read about teams on Mount Everest... the struggle, the necessity of clear communication, the risk, the danger, the rigor, the courage. We've lost some along the way and I am forever sad about … [Read more...]