December 28, 2018

I recently finished a painting which I am calling Feel Judgment. It is about the way people can be judged - especially people using wheelchairs.  I know.  I use a wheelchair and have felt these judgments.  It is when people don't look you in the eyes.  Or talk to the "...

April 15, 2017

                                    I just found out yesterday that my painting We All have Abilities  is being                                         purchased for the traveling...

January 2, 2017

This is a recent painting.  It is acrylics on procion-dyed canvas.  30"H x 28"W. 

I was inspired by an old photograph from the Green Bay Press Gazette entitled Women in Men's Jobs: 1942. 

I thought about the overlooked contributions of women on the home fr...

April 20, 2016


I live with my disability all of the time and it surely limits what I can do.  I try not to feel sorry for myself, since that will take me right down "the rabbit hole."  I try to focus on what I can do rather than what I cannot do.  I miss my old abilities though....

December 24, 2015




I hope you all have nice holidays no matter your religion.  I think about all religions that I know about. They all emphasize kindness and forgiveness.  So, please let this be a season of kindness for all. Acts of kindness elevate us all.  


I have continue...

November 23, 2015

Hi again, 

I gave my first talk about a week ago.  I could not have picked a more compassionate audience.  They were a VFW Post.  They even shared some of their experiences with people with disabilities.  A lot of my talk is about words and "disability etiquette."...

November 12, 2015

Hi again, 


I am excited to tell you that I have a little display space for my paintings at the ArtGarage in Green Bay.  (  I have had my work in a few shows, but this is the first time I have ever attempted anything like this.  This display will b...

October 19, 2015



I am making my own little website to show my paintings and artwork.  And, to get out information about people with disabilities. 


One day in May, 2013, I was going to go kickboxing before work.  This was early in the morning. My back did not feel right - kind...

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