The saving power of nature.

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in Blog

Twenty years ago I was living in a suburb of Chicago. I was married and loved my husband and the life we shared. There was a piece of me that was not fulfilled or being expressed in my life, but I was content. Yet, I had an aching feeling that something was not right. Ultimately […]

Bird visitors

Posted by on Nov 19, 2015 in Blog

Over the last three days I have been working on a project that I finally finished; but everyday a different Warbler or Vireo came to my studio window. I want to paint them all! I mean, how fortunate am I to see them prancing around right in front of my window! First was a female […]

Yoga bird pose series

Yoga bird pose series

Posted by on Oct 26, 2015 in Blog, Susan LeVine

Hermit Thrush

Posted by on Oct 11, 2015 in Blog

Today I saw a sign of autumn and heard it’s sweet song. The Hermit Thrush has several legends but my favorite recalls the elegy¬†that Walt Whitman wrote for Abraham Lincoln, When Lilac’s Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d. The Hermit Thush,who has¬†such a beautiful song, was meant to be a symbol of the American voice. Burroughs […]


Posted by on Sep 8, 2015 in Blog

A few years ago I wrote a book called Don’t let your stars get muddy and other things you need to know to take care of your creative soul. I wrote this book in the middle of the night when I was frustrated with learning computer skills. My soul went under cover once many years […]

Western Bluebird

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015 in Blog

When I used to visit my parents in Chattanooga , TN. I always knew where I might spot a bluebird. Walking to that vision was one of the first things I would do after I arrived there. Sometimes I would get to the point where I knew I could spot them and they wouldn’t be […]