Final Photos From Lantern Asia, Norfolk Botanical Gardens.

*This exhibit is closed. These photos were all taken with my iPhone 5s, at the Norfolk Botanical Gardens, Lantern Asia Exhibit, Spring 2016. These are the final decent shots I got on the walk.  If you have the chance to go to this exhibit, trust me, these photos do not do it justice. Go!  


You love Me and sulk with sad eyes pleading Me to stay as I dress to leave I love You but I leave You alone forever again and again You meet my return every time with joy Nails hitting linoleum Behind the door Jumping paws Beating the rhythm for Happy Barks This poem was written for … Continue reading Loyalty

Dream Goals Update

So, what have you been doing? Me? I researched how to get my illustrations (awkward art) into picture book form.  I took a course on picture book illustration through Children's Book Academy.  The esteemed Mira Reisberg and her faculty have more knowledge and experience than you can shake a stick with, at, or accumulate.  Unfortunately, … Continue reading Dream Goals Update

Ideas From Real Life

A hike in the Garden of the Gods, a part of the Shawnee National Forest in Herod, IL was not only an opportunity for pictures, but as I continue to work on illustrations on the picture book, it gave me ideas. I wonder if anyone else can look at the photos and let their imagination … Continue reading Ideas From Real Life