Sometimes it’s hard to keep trying; Sometimes it’s hard to keep believing. That’s when you need to ask yourself: When you’re 100 and look back on this moment, what do you want to see?
(M. Nicole van Dam)
Dr. Redd shared her tips on retirement in this television interview scheduled to air five times on TV in February 2018. One of my favorite tidbits from this interview was her insight that some other cultures use the word JUBILATION more »
So excited to share that my “Dance of the Fall Leaves” earrings design has been licensed and is now for sale! I am so proud and grateful to wear these! Hope you like them too! more »
Interesting fact: Just like there is physical therapy for people, there is physical therapy for dogs – and someone who specializes in physical therapy for dogs first has to be a physical therapist for people! Learn more here about some more »
Ojai Mayor Johnny Johnston couldn’t be more informative about water supply, air quality, fiscal responsibility and accountability, the importance of tourism in Ojai, getting involved in community service, and more. Thank you Mayor Johnston! -and if you notice that the more »
Just heard the fun news that the latest rainboot is now out with my “Sun and Moon” artwork on it – very FUN! Each pair of boots is sold with a collector card that has a picture of the original more »
Expert jewelry designer John Muscarella couldn’t have been more informative about the new world of jewelry design, talking about 3D printing and jewelry design, the many different colors and types of gemstones and precious metals, what chemically enhanced and artificial more »
It was quite a thrill to perform my short story “Nessie” for television – it aired 5 times in 2017. In this short story, I had fun weaving traditional, modern and futuristic themes together, and I think the audience enjoyed more »
John Moore, Editor of the Ventura County Star, was so informative in his discussion about journalism – just a wonderful guest in every way. He oversees the online and digital versions of the Ventura County Star as well as traditional more »
In 2017, I was asked to read two of my works for television broadcast – very fun indeed! Here is the first of the two to be broadcast – my poem “Life is Like Knitting.” I chose two of my more »
Our area is so fortunate to have a knowledgeable and caring avian veterinarian, Dr. Christine Sellers. Avian veterinary medicine is a relatively unusual focus, and she is tremendously knowledgeable and also works with the Santa Barbara County Wildlife Care Network. more »
Medicine, the role of technology and pharmaceuticals in medicine, the impact of stress on the body (in medical terms), and healing are each such complex topics, so I was thrilled to have the opportunity to do two TV interviews of more »
I was so fortunate to have the fun learning experience of doing a TV interview with both Winston Wright (Ventura County Planning Department) and David Hansen (Ventura County Building & Safety). They are both so knowledgeable, professional, and helpful. Here more »
I just LOVE this new boot, called “Indigo Blue,” made from my Indigo artwork! So FUN! For sale on Amazon! I’ll be ‘stylin in these!
It is always so fun to see one of my artworks transformed into a lovely scarf – and Snowflake Sonata did not disappoint!
Those of you who know my art well know that I don’t often paint in abstract, so it was quite an honor when one of my abstract artworks, “Roulettes” was licensed as a rainboot. I think it makes an absolutely more »
I’ve been thrilled and honored first to be interviewed by an award winning local TV station, and then to serve as a guest host to interview others. That’s an experience I never thought I’d have! Here is my interview of more »
I had so much fun painting “Country Autumn,” which was inspired by the lovely Fall season in Ithaca, New York, with its amazing Treman and Buttermilk state parks. Every time I wear these boots, I will be reminded of this more »
Bring on the Rain! I know I will enjoy wearing this rainboot based on my “Indigo” artwork! Available on Amazon.
A great memory is having my art at Santa Barbara City Hall for almost a decade – from around 2006 until August 2016, encompassing several mayors and city council members over many years. My artwork “Voting Booth” was the first more »
Gosh – I’ve been interviewed! Didn’t expect that in my lifetime (and if I were to be interviewed on TV after my lifetime, well that would be, um, odd!). The whole television adventure was very fun. First, the studio was more »
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