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From Palm Trees to Redwoods

The contrast from the swaying palm trees to the majestic towering redwoods is wonderful.  We left the turquoise world of Kawela Bay to return to Northern California for a bit of autumn and to spend Thanksgiving holidays with family. I love the contrast between Northern California and Hawaii….the air, the smell, the colors, the feel of the wind is all such a contrast.  Yesterday, a walk in the forest with granddaughters….Heaven! Blessings Abound !                            Marilyn

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Here I Come Again…with a new website!

I have been creating and selling my artwork since I was in my 20’s, and I now enter my 78th year. I fell into the art doll market, by chance, when it was just coming on the scene and when the internet was just becoming part of our lives. There wasn’t anything like social media or Instagram. And now here I am, still creating, 50+ years later. I have discovered that the learning curve gets steeper as one ages. That’s a challenge and a gift. The challenge is that there …

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Tout Droit!

Never did I imagine that I would be able to travel to France. I am not a natural traveler and it seemed way too big a dream to me. But back in 2008 a dear friend asked me to join her for an art course, offered in the South of France, and I jumped at the chance. She spoke some French, which I did not, and she said that she would drive, so all I needed to do was to sit in the passenger seat and soak it all in. …