Snow has fallen and the world feels quiet. I can barely remember the sound of cars passing my house or the hum of activity in my town. Some days I think of the past eleven moths as brutal, challenging and exhausting. On my better days, I'm able to put a positive spin on things. I've made memories with my kids. My son Deacon was born healthy. Instead of joining me in the innumerable pickups, drop-offs, rounds of errands that comprise my mom-life, we were cozy and safe at home. Like so many other Mothers, the Pandemic has hit my career like a bomb. Three kids at home with zoom school and endless energy leave me with virtually no time for my chosen career. I miss my studio. I miss the hiss of my torch and seeing a piece come to life in my hands. For now, I sneak moments of time in my studio, but with constant interruptions, my pace is slow. Bear with me friends, someday we'll look back on this pandemic as the past...
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MOVING INTO 2020
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