New Year, New Themes

Last year I wrote for Blogging for Mental Health 2014, and other themes emerged, capturing my interest. For 2015 I'm declaring a more specific intention: to honor my title: Art•Spirit•Nature more specifically, in the following ways: ART: I really want to feature profiles of the amazing creative people I know. And, show you the creative work I'm doing. So …

Grace is the right word

Next Sunday, July 20 there's a tribute and benefit concert for my friend and neighbor Grace Griffith, the award-winning folk singer from Accokeek Maryland. It's also an album release party for Passing Through, a new CD. Due to the effects from Griffith's 17-year battle with Parkinson's Disease, the album took more than two years to painstakingly record; …

My Blogging Life

This post also appears, with minor edits, at The Women's Pages, a multi-author blog for women writers published by the Accokeek Women Writers Group.  I've been writing Art Spirit Nature or about three years and I've learned a great deal by experimenting with different kinds of writing.  I've learned how to grow my followers and  express …

Blogging for Mental Health

I believe in choosing to confront mental illness and be proactive for mental health. So that's why I am Blogging for Mental Health in 2014. Every one of my posts is already an attempt to focus on the pathways in life that encourage my mental health, my strong and living spirit, my love of life. I'm just making it clear that there is a deliberate purpose to my blogging.