Every Leaf

Mary/ November 16, 2015

Fall, leaves, fall; die, flowers, away; Lengthen night and shorten day; Every leaf speaks bliss to me Fluttering from the autumn tree. ….. – Emily Bronte I’ve always loved this poem. Particularly the

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Happy 1st year, Art Part!

Mary/ November 9, 2015

The Art Part of my Heart was born and my first blog post published one year ago. What a great experience it’s been. I didn’t know what to expect, how things would evolve.

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Tasks that Soothe

Mary/ October 20, 2015

I’m back. It’s been a long time since I’ve posted…I think there has only been one blog post this summer. Not what I had planned. Friends and colleagues had commented earlier in the year:

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Book Just Got Real

Mary/ July 17, 2015

I’ve been working on my book draft/mock up and managed to get most of it mapped out into a format that’s starting to take shape. I’ve been scrolling back and forth between the

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It’s all in the Shoes

Mary/ June 26, 2015

Months ago, from the comfort of my home, I saw an ad for BC Business’s Top 100 Networking luncheon. It sounded like a great idea at the time; I was in a brave

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Styling in an Instant

Mary/ June 8, 2015

I’ve found a new art form. One that is immediate, easy, fun, and infinitely creative. I worked in advertising prior to returning to school to study design. In design school I found our

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The Book Beckons

Mary/ May 29, 2015

It is very heady and exciting working on my book. Nearly 100 first draft essays have almost all been given a once-over again. Along with my enthusiastic and talented photographer Kathy, shown above,

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Morning

Mary/ April 7, 2015

I revel in the earlier daylight, in spring, in the hint of warmth in the air. Now that I’m able to wake up around sunrise, instead of crawling out of bed in the

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Inspired

Mary/ March 27, 2015

I’m having a blast. I’ve gotten organized on Instagram (the_art_part_of_my_heart) and I’m having so much fun, thanks to my friend Alison who showed me the ropes and explained how it works…. She just

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