Moving Forward!

Garlic Flower

Garlic Flower Inspired, original watercolor

This week, I sold four small paintings to a friend, including the one shown here which was inspired by a picture I took of a garlic flower.  Always thrilled when people appreciate my work enough to buy it!

On Wednesday, I started my new part-time job as the Executive Director for Elevate, a non-profit organization whose mission is to develop evolving strategies for the reconciliation of community and the environment.  Seems a good place for me (and I love that I can work from home for the most part) and I look forward to learning more about all that we are doing!  If you would like to follow our progress, you can check out the website at

Am gaining on the development of my new website and learning quite a bit from the WordPress MeetUp group I joined just a couple months ago.  Plenty to learn, but I’m determined and looking forward to being more than a novice with the program at some point in the future.  As part of my new Executive Director position, I will be managing the website, so am having a bit of a crash course in website development.  Never too old to learn, I say!  For people who avoid learning new technology, I’m always spurred on by my grandfather, Henry Morris who was able to learn AutoCAD sometime in his 60s or 70s! 

Am in a bit of a process of refining my life.  Recently revised my Klemmer contract statement to: “I am a serene, focused, vivacious and cherished woman,” and have found it to serve me well so far.  Plenty of room to grow into all of these words.

Am looking forward to a small weekend trip to visit my good friend Father Don Malin in Pagosa Springs, CO.  He will be installed as the new pastor for John Paul II on Saturday evening, July 23, 2011.  Have not yet been to Pagosa Springs, or even Chama, NM, so am looking forward to a road trip through these areas I’ve heard people exclaim about for years!

Also looking forward to getting back to more blogging now that I’ve settled on a webpage format for the time being…

Thanks again for stopping in–I invite you to watch for additional postings and the continued deveopment of my site!