The gravity of trauma, images of dissociation

What’s happening in the USA right now is difficult to comprehend. When I tune into the news it’s full of painful realities. In addition to growing physical illness, and violent behavior by governments and criminals, there is also the danger of disassociation. Mental health is important and sometimes we forget what to look for. “You…

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Making Incense like a Witch, Myrrh

This mortar and pestle incense kit is from the Etsy shop, Enchanted Moon Store. The store came to my attention because it manages the Facebook group, Tarot Study Group, with over 23,000 members. Inspired by others online to attempt something new, I am learning to make incense. My first attempt to make a-little-of-everything incense failed.…

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Unicorn Pegasus Rainbow Pin Project

Rainbow Bright and My Little Pony are inspiration for this pin. The first rainbow horse appeared in my drawings about 2015. Recently, a trip to Scotland and watching the movie, The Last Unicorn sparked an interest in creating this flying unicorn pegasus pin. I’ll have 50 of these little guys soon (see final drawing at…

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Images sticking in my mind on power, magic, transformation and balance

I’m interested in stories and images that we have about power. Two older cartoons have influenced me recently. The Avatar discovers his most powerful state and hangs suspended in a sphere of spinning wheels, one for each element: Fire, water, air, and earth. He defeats the fire lord and brings peace to the world. The…

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Seeing Rune Symbols, Signs in Dreams

Recently a three-leg scratch mark appeared, in a dream, on the arm of a man. He pointed out the importance of this symbol in an obvious way. Upon waking up, curiosity led to the internet, searching for a hint as to what it might mean. With no word to search, the results were disappointing. Strange…

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Symbolic meaning for 11:11 – a time portal

The 11:11 time and date is symbolic. When I see 11:11, it is a reminder to be at peace in my mind and in a truce with those that could be conflicts. This is particularly true for the idea of opposites in balance, such as man and woman. Why does it mean that to me?…

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Weight and balance challenges, bike art studio trailer update

I’m guilty of getting too excited and forgetting what I told myself about packing. I knew the drawers needed to be empty and yet I filled them. I knew all the weight had to be in the bottom and yet I packed extra things on top. Too heavy to bike uphill. Too light in the…

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Art and Travel Adventure Magazines, Self Publishing mixed media

There’s nothing quite like having a book or a magazine in your hands. This is particularly the case if the magazine or a book is tactile in its nature with the use of various papers and ink methodology. There are lots of examples of small edition publications or self published art magazines and books out…

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Ghost dreams

Ghost parents struggling over who gets to stay to nurture the child. They switch bodies. The man is not nurturing. She is dying but after the switch the body seems restored. Seeking to find a place in a maze like surrounding prison like place where the woman comes out to show me ghosts or creatures…

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