I was kicked out of church a few years ago. I didn’t create any art about it when it happened, but I’ve continued to think about it a lot. It changed my life. There are so many ways we can communicate what is in our hearts and minds: drawing, painting, […]
In April 2011, our baby boy was diagnosed with a rare genetic disease called Cockayne Syndrome.
It was my birthday last month and I received a priceless gift: All the videos from Knox’s life on DVDs! No gift could equal this. In this stage of grief, watching the happy times we had with Knox is a great comfort. I love watching each and every video, […]
Knox is celebrating his 5th birthday in Heaven today, and we miss him. We were priveleged to attend the release of 130 newly hatched Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles early yesterday morning. A crowd gathered along the Padre Island National Seashore and volunteers stood ready to keep the babies safe from seagulls. More […]
My son died in bed beside me. I have no words to describe this. He was 3 and a half years old. Later that morning, his nurse washed and dressed him. After holding him for 9 days while his body shut down, I was unable to perform this final task. […]
Happy Birthday to my little son in Paradise. Knox would be 4 years old today. I think the hardest part is not being able to say “I love you”; not being able to hold him. He’s been gone 5 and a half months. I miss him terribly. Giving gifts of […]
When people see this image they respond in different ways. Some have said it’s a photograph full of sadness, that it’s hard to look at. Some say it’s foreboding, an ill omen of days to come. Other are more pragmatic: The dove flew into the window and fell down dead. […]
Knox was here with us for over 3 years, but sometimes it feels more like 3 seconds. The time was so short. Acrylic on Canvas, 24″ X 12″.
Knox has been gone for 3 months now and there’s one thing I want to do. I want to tell YOU about him. And YOU. and YOU. And everyone else. I want to tell you about my sweet little boy who was just here a few weeks ago. He was […]
The inspiration for this painting came from the lines from Richard Aldington’s poem: “O Death, Thou art an healing wind That blowest over white flowers…” Once again, my friend found a large canvas in a dumpster. This is how it looked when he found it. It’s 24” x 48″. […]