Artist’s Day Notes

Dec. 17, 2013 – An Artist’s Day Notes

An Artist's Day Notes

I TAKE A MOMENT to enjoy the lights on our Christmas tree I AM GRATEFUL for Greg’s new job I AM FEELING thankful for where I’m at I CAN SEE a cute card on my desk that lifts my spirit I AM HEARING Christmas music I AM CREATING 2 big paintings I AM MISSING eating dark chocolate I AM HOPING to keep doing yoga in the morning on a regular basis in 2014 I AM PLANNING new marketing ideas for…

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An Artist’s Day Notes – 6/21/13

I AM GRATEFUL that we finished painting the outside of our house I AM FEELING like I need to drink more water I CAN SEE clouds covering the sky I AM HEARING my doggies heavy sigh as she naps I AM CREATING a large abstract painting I AM MISSING calm days without the wind howling I AM HOPING to paint most of the day in the studio I AM PLANNING to work in the yard this weekend I AM  READING…

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An Artist’s Day Notes – 6/14/13

I AM GRATEFUL for fresh air and blue sky I AM FEELING glad it’s Friday I CAN SEE the wind rustling through the trees I AM HEARING Greg shoveling dirt in the backyard I AM CREATING a painting with two ravens reflecting I AM MISSING the ingredients to bake peach cobbler I AM HOPING to get to the store soon I AM PLANNING to have a root beer float later tonight I AM  READING Walking in This World The Practical…

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Feb. 25, 2013 – An Artist’s Day Notes

I AM GRATEFUL for my border collie doggie curled up at my feet I AM FEELING chilly I CAN SEE my new desk I AM HEARING water running I AM CREATING a painting with colorful trees I AM MISSING warm weather I AM HOPING for more sunshine and warm days I AM PLANNING to stay focused today I AM  READING Open Your Own Bed & Breakfast by Barbara Notarius and Gail Sforza Brewer IMAGE TO INSPIRE Aunt Audreys Banner Design…

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An Artist’s Day Notes – 6/29/12

I AM GRATEFUL for blue sky I AM FEELING hungry I CAN SEE the ocean I AM HEARING the coo of doves I AM CREATING a painting with feathers in it I AM MISSING dark chocolate I AM HOPING my website gets fixed soon I AM PLANNING to eat leftover shrimp pasta tonight I AM  READING The Brain Audit by Sean D’Souza IMAGE TO INSPIRE ©2012 Lindy Gruger, “Baja Full Moon”

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An Artist’s Day Notes – 6/1/12

I AM GRATEFUL for music I AM FEELING light I CAN SEE juniper berries on the trees I AM HEARING song birds I AM CREATING a new bird painting I AM MISSING friends in Oregon and Washington I AM HOPING to get some exercise today I AM PLANNING a trip to Baja soon I AM  READING The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein (just finished it) IMAGE TO INSPIRE

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An Artist’s Day Notes – 3/30/12

I TAKE A MOMENT to admire the blue sky I AM GRATEFUL for yoga in the morning I AM FEELING positive energy I CAN SEE my peace pole in the yard I AM HEARING conversation between Greg and Tim I AM CREATING cowgirl boot paintings I AM MISSING going to the beach I AM HOPING to go thrift store shopping on Saturday I AM PLANNING a mini painting sale coming up in April PHOTO TO BRING A SMILE

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Artist's Day Notes – 1/13/12

I TAKE A MOMENT to breathe deep and relax I AM GRATEFUL for moving to Prescott, AZ I AM FEELING a bit overwhelmed with the amount of work we want to do on our new house I CAN SEE the moonlight shining I AM HEARING Cody snoring (our border collie) I AM CREATING a comfy nest I AM MISSING my Bend, Oregon friends I AM HOPING to start blogging more often I AM PLANNING to start painting in my new…

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Artist's Day Notes – Sept. 2

I TAKE A MOMENT to look around and soak it all in I AM GRATEFUL for spending 8 years in our home I AM FEELING healthy from eating more vegan than I was before I CAN SEE our house slowly being packed up and put into boxes for our move I AM HEARING the tick tock of our clock I AM CREATING another lantern and peace tree painting I AM MISSING sweetriot dark chocolate riotBars in the cupboard I AM…

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An Artist's Day Notes – April 1st

I TAKE A MOMENT to breath deep I AM GRATEFUL for sunshine and wind I AM FEELING energized by eating good foods and exercising regularly I CAN SEE a new painting in the works for the Place::Twelve Exhibit I AM HEARING the sound of frogs croaking in the yard I AM CREATING travel plans to Arizona and Baja I AM MISSING shorts and sandals I AM HOPING to see my brother next week I AM PLANNING to drive to Camano…

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An Artist's Day Notes – December 27, 2010

I TAKE A MOMENT to listen to what my body is telling me I AM GRATEFUL for spending Christmas with my sister and her family I AM FEELING overly sugared from eating too many sweets I CAN SEE a whimsical peace tree painting waiting to be finished I AM HEARING the hum of the heater in my studio I AM CREATING a marketing plan for 2011 I AM MISSING snowflakes falling softly by my studio window I AM HOPING to…

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Jan. 15th An Artist's Day Notes

I TAKE A MOMENT to pause and say thank you I AM GRATEFUL for staying healthy I AM FEELING productive I CAN SEE my notebook with ideas in it I AM HEARING the heater kicking in I AM CREATING a marketing plan I AM MISSING a tube of white paint I AM HOPING exercise keeps me strong I AM PLANNING a Talk to the Black Butte Art Guild on Monday PAINTING TO INSPIRE “She Knew Peace Lived Within”, made by…

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Jan. 8th An Artist's Day Notes

I TAKE A MOMENT to really look at nature outside my window I AM GRATEFUL to be making a living as an artist I AM FEELING the chill in the morning air I CAN SEE I burned the toast I AM HEARING NPR I AM CREATING a logo for my greeting cards I AM MISSING travel I AM HOPING to do some adventuring in 2010 I AM PLANNING to go to Italy and Greece PHOTO TO INSPIRE Imagine Peace

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Jan. 1st 2010 – An Artist's Day Notes

I TAKE A MOMENT to pause and breathe deep. I AM GRATEFUL for a New Year filled with love, hope, happiness, laughter, good health, adventure and fine memories! I AM FEELING stuffed from having a HUGE breakfast I CAN SEE tree shadows out the window I AM HEARING Alabama 3, a new band for me I AM CREATING more space for simple living I AM MISSING twinkly lights from the Christmas tree (which I took down today) I AM HOPING…

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Dec. 18th An Artist's Day Notes

I AM GRATEFUL for sunshine and blue skies I CAN SEE a mail art postcard someone sent me I AM HEARING peace and quiet I AM WEARING black I AM CREATING a happy life I AM MISSING a nice dark black black pen I AM HOPING for snow I AM PLANNING to finish a painting today PAINTING TO INSPIRE Columbia River Gorge series by Judy Hoiness

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Dec. 11th An Artist's Day Notes

I AM GRATEFUL for the weather warming up I CAN SEE I have a messy desk that needs cleaning I AM HEARING the bass I AM WEARING navy blue and denim I AM CREATING a hummingbird and garden painting I AM MISSING Thai food I AM HOPING to go cross country skiing this weekend I AM PLANNING to finish decorating our Christmas tree tonight PAINTING TO INSPIRE

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Dec. 4th An Artist's Day Notes

I AM GRATEFUL for getting some of my projects completed I CAN SEE a sleepy dog at my feet I AM HEARING Ray LaMontagne tunes I AM WEARING navy and denim blue I AM CREATING a 11 x 14 painting I AM MISSING my friend who was here visiting recently I AM HOPING to be more prepared for the holidays this year I AM PLANNING to go get a Christmas tree on Saturday PAINTING TO INSPIRE “Meditation Garden” by me,…

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Nov. 20th An Artist's Day Notes

I AM GRATEFUL for conversations with good friends I CAN SEE trees dancing I AM HEARING the dishwasher I AM WEARING blue and green I AM CREATING small paintings for a small works show I AM MISSING the ocean blue I AM HOPING to finish some Christmas ornaments I AM PLANNING to go out with friends tonight PHOTO TO INSPIRE Blue Baja Water

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Nov. 13th An Artist's Day Notes

I AM GRATEFUL for soft falling snowflakes I CAN SEE the sun has set and it’s dusk I AM HEARING music in the distance I AM WEARING black and light blue I AM CREATING some holiday ornaments I AM MISSING having pizza, maybe we will have some tonight! I AM HOPING to start writing my Art e-Newsletter for November I AM PLANNING to have my friend from AK stay here next week PHOTO TO INSPIRE

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Nov. 6th An Artist's Day Notes

I AM GRATEFUL for my new warm slippers I CAN SEE trees swaying and dancing in the wind I AM HEARING outside noises I AM WEARING blue and black I AM CREATING some holiday greeting cards I AM MISSING dark chocolate I AM HOPING I can think of some inspiring titles for my new paintings I AM PLANNING to have dinner with an old friend on Sunday PAINTING TO INSPIRE Painting by me, Lindy Gruger Hanson To purchase original or…

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Oct. 30th An Artist’s Day Notes

I AM GRATEFUL for so many birds in our yard I CAN SEE clouds hovering over mountains I AM HEARING the dryer making noise I AM WEARING black I AM CREATING a new whimsical paintings website I AM MISSING yoga at 5:30 I AM HOPING to get outside and take some photos today I AM PLANNING to carve pumpkins tonight PAINTING TO INSPIRE Monotype by Tracy Leagjeld, go to Tracy’s Blog >

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Oct. 23rd An Artist's Day Notes

I AM GRATEFUL for wood stove heat I CAN SEE it’s a bit windy outside I AM HEARING my dog chewing on a bone I AM WEARING olive green and blue I AM CREATING colorful paintings I AM MISSING finding time to read I AM HOPING to write a letter I AM PLANNING my Halloween costume PAINTING TO INSPIRE Raven Shadows by me, Lindy Gruger Hanson

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