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Artist on a Mission – Self Quarantine Day 4

The senior missionaries in Hawaii were called home because of the Corona Virus. We did not have a lot of time to pack up and clean up. We traveled through airports with people wearing surgical face masks. We arrived at … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission – Leaving before were done

No amount of words can express what is happening in my heart. We have grown to love the students here from all over the world. We have learned of the great strength and kindness that they possess. We have been … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission – Sisters

So there’s the sister I shared a room with, and an iron-barred double bed. I would tap to the middle bar, then bring my arm down like a hatchet to make sure she was not on my side of the … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission – Fitting It In

One comment I often hear is “I don’t have time to paint.” “I don’t have time to sketch.” “After I finish my day, I’m too tired to draw.” Some times that is true. Because of life and circumstances, we might … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission – Capturing the Moment

Its easy to find things to paint, they are all around us. Most of the time I have many more ideas than time. Sometimes a painting will appear right before you. You raise the camera and-click-you’ve captured the moment. But … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission – Anchor to My Soul

At home I have one person who cuts my hair. She knows how to cut my hair without me saying anything. “You just need it cleaned up a bit?” “Yes.” I say. I come out of her shop and my … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission – Hawaiian Treasures

So we are a collector family which makes it quite nice if you want to paint a still life. Oooooooooh look, a round rock.  Ooooooh look a little metal cream and sugar set. Oooooh look an old photograph. Oooooooh look … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission – Iosepa

Its nice to learn a bit of the history of a place, to hear of the people who have walked where you are walking today.  Joseph F. Smith came to Hawaii on his first mission as a young 15 year … Continue reading

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