Photo Inspirations That Keep the Creativity Flowing

Today is my son’s 11th birthday, and he stayed home with me because he isn’t feeling well. Every year my sons’ birthdays remind me to reflect, because their arrival into this world were huge milestones. I can’t believe how much has happened in 11 years. The good, the bad, the ugly, and the utterly amazing. …

April Adventures of Life, Love & Laughter on Guam

At the end of every month I share photos from all the random adventures of my life between paintings. There is never a shortage of nature captures, fun in the sun, friends, family, and miscellaneous shenanigans. April’s batch of fun imagery is no exception!

7 Insights from my 2nd Uplevel Gold Retreat

Only a few hours ago, I made it back to Guam from Asheville, NC, where I attended my 2nd Uplevel Gold retreat hosted by Christine Kane and her Uplevel team. The insights are endless, but there are some that really stand out, lessons relearned on a deeper level. I have been participating in the Uplevel …

A Rare Family Gathering + Miscellaneous Creative Adventures

Some photos from the miscellaneous events and gatherings over the last week, including: Artist appreciation night by GIFF (Guam International Film Festival), before they debuted the Spring Showcase on Saturday April 18th. Other adventures included grandpa/grandson surf session, a captured rhino beetle, and a multi-celebration (3 birthdays and my parents’  42nd anniversary) with my family …

The 10 Basic Essentials to Creating Your Own Wellbeing

I took this photo this morning, while I was reflecting on what went well last week, and where my focus will be this week. I’m reminding myself of the basic essentials of my own wellbeing and why I do what I do. People ask me all the time, “How do you sustain creativity? How do you …

Birthdays, Holiday Celebrations and Fun Adventures

Whew! This Holiday Season has been packed with fun memories. Had a great birthday celebration with friends, we did outdoor movies via projector (complete with blankets and popcorn and floating lanterns!), celebrated Christmas with family, chilled with friends at the pool, spent days and days surfing at Talofofo Bay and elsewhere, rang in the new …

Creative Adventures ~ Birthdays, Bonfires, Sunsets, Animals, & Surfboard Making

I get asked about inspiration a lot. “What inspires you?” “Where do your ideas come from?” “How do you keep the process going?” Well the simple answer is: Living life. Every day there is something to be inspired by. Enjoying life, observing your surroundings, noticing things that catch your attention, appreciating beauty, having fun with …

The Amazing Biz and Life Academy~ Leonie Dawson Awesomeness

In my recent quest for clarity, I have reconnected with the awesome circle of women in the Amazing Biz and Life Academy by Leonie Dawson. It is more awesome than ever with the new website look. And sooooo many valuable tools to use in your life and business to stay aligned with your dream and …

Come on Guam, we can CREATE this!

Just want to throw a few thoughts out there in regards to the concerns of the beautiful island that has been my home since birth, Guam, or Guahan. First, I am grateful to those who continue to read up on the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and related documents, and stay on top of important issues …