Watercolor Exploration

Usually I am the teacher, but sometimes my daughter Element wants to teach as well! She made the beautiful painting featured in this blog, and showed me how she did it! Remember to Like and Subscribe!  

Stone Creek

The water at Burns Valley Herbals and Retreat that flows beautifully through the woods, has been named Stone Creek, for the many stones you can find there. Stone Creek houses many little waterfalls and surrounds a few little islands! These islands have been cleared and named as well… Solomons Stone Island, and Circle Stone Island. …

Quarantine Art Series: Sitting Stone

Every now and then it is important we go outside and sit. To listen to the wind blow around us, and feel the earth beneath our feet. Sitting stone is just the place to do that at Burns Valley Herbals and Retreat. I enjoyed sitting at the bench and painting the mountains! I am looking…

Quarantine Art Series: Flowing Hollow

The sound of flowing water is so grounding to me. Sitting in the woods, sun shining down on my face, hearing the birds chirp and the water rushing… food for my soul. I have walked down to the Flowing Hollow a few times the past month here at Burns Valley Herbals and Retreat.  The space…

Quarantine Art Series: Mullein

The universe speaks through all things… mullein being synchronistic to COVID-19 in so many ways! Reminding us that nature provides all of our needs, if we are open and willing to listen and receive. 

Quarantine Art Series: Waterfalls in the woods

The sound of water flowing always brings me back to center. Helping me to let go of all my thoughts and feelings in the moment. Showing me how quickly things change, and how no matter what… life still goes on. Sitting in the woods at Burns Valley Herbals and Retreat has really given me a…

3 days in…

The first 3 days off of work because of the coronavirus came and went. On Sunday I thought about how I would handle the next day. Was I going to get up, business as usual… or was I going to take the well needed rest. I decided to take it one day at a time….

We Are a Part of Something Greater

What better way to collaborate then with an art project, so we started the school year off with a class mural. I had each class vote on an image that would represent their class, and then I created that image using masking tape over a square board. Students then chose a color to represent themselves…