I've joined a group on flickr, 52 Self Portraits in a year. I joined this group because between all the graphic design, illustration, photography, teaching art to children, and writing that I do for a living, I've been feeling like I don't have enough creativity in my life.

1/52- In My Mother's Garden...

1/52-- In the Garden


...for the splendor of which she refuses to take any credit even though she's spent months planning for, planting, watering, and loving each and every one of these beautiful flowers.

For the past 25 years, my mother has been trying to pass down the sacred gift of modesty to me, just like her Irish-Catholic mother passed it down to her, but it's a lost cause because I have a huge problem not acknowledging all my awesome.