Tag Archives: Running

Frogs, Moss, and Emerald Pools of Water

I’m writing from the Hewnoaks Artist Colony where I’m immersed in a week long residency. In addition to drawing bees, frogs, maps, and experimenting with new compositional strategies, I’ve been reading, writing, and enjoying the reflective time that artistic solitude … Continue reading

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The Whistle

Though I’ve been visiting the island since I was a little girl, Grand Manan has opened up to me in new ways since I started running. At 21 x 9 miles, it’s just the right scale, and there are abundant … Continue reading

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Watershed

    I’m writing from Grand Manan Island, where I’ve been coming since I was a little girl. The journey here has grounded me, as it always does. This morning I sit in the family cottage, looking out at a … Continue reading

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Little Mouse Running

  After my second desert run, up the Catalina Highway toward Mt. Lemmon, I realized that in the Southwest, I would need to carry water for any run over an hour. I’ve never come up with a good solution for … Continue reading

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Thorny Questions

The question that inspired me to start this blog in the first place–how to develop a life that’s in alignment with what lights me up–feels like a thorn in my side this week. Some unexpected challenges have come up, raising … Continue reading

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A Joy to Witness

I don’t end up spectating at road races very often, and when I do, after a flicker of regret about being on the sidelines, it’s a complete pleasure. At my best, I run 7:45-8:00 minute miles, which means that when … Continue reading

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Matthew Barney’s Bathroom

A few weeks ago, my cousin Katie invited me to join her on a visit to Matthew Barney’s Long Island City studio. I’d just opened an exhibit at Aucocisco, completed an intensive teaching gig in the new NHIA MFA program, and … Continue reading

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Celebration

Tonight I’ll be celebrating the running/drawing project with an exhibition, Boundaries, at Aucocisco Galleries in Portland, Maine. The show consists of nine of the finished 22″ x 30″ drawings. The project isn’t finished, in fact it’s just begun, yet this feels like an important … Continue reading

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Such a Thrill

When I last signed off it was late afternoon in Boston, my Tucson flight had been cancelled, and I was determined to get to the McDowell Mountain Frenzy in Fountain Hills, Arizona.  I managed to make a flight to L.A. … Continue reading

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Cast of Characters

My first half marathon was a learning experience (Salt in My Eyes). I was happy to run under 2 hours (1:54:46); however, I did pretty much everything wrong in preparation. I didn’t eat right, didn’t run enough miles ahead of … Continue reading

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