Life Transitions

I haven’t posted on my blog in a long, long time. I aim to remedy that in the coming months, but for now I encourage you to visit my mom’s (Barbara Bromley) blog. Artful Passages is many things: a place for thoughts and insights on art and life, for mini art lessons, and for wonderful artwork in a wide range of mediums.  I think you’ll be impressed!

Artful Passages

Transitions are almost always signs of growth, but they can bring feelings of loss. To get somewhere new, we may have to leave somewhere else behind. – Fred Rogers

I’ve always found “new beginnings” to be a double-edged sword.

hummer-transitionAt the ripe age of 50, after 27 years in Texas raising our kids, the move to Concord, MA was difficult.  No more close friends nearby who knew the song in my heart…. No more cozy places where my children grew up.  Wonderful places like Zilker Park, McKinney Falls, the city of Austin, the state capital building, San Antonio Riverwalk and Zoo, the list goes on and on…..

My artful “new beginning” in Concord took 3 years to get off the ground.

I started teaching watercolor painting and drawing in a lovely hobby shop called Dabblers.   That teaching job led to another gig:  Teaching at the Weston Council of Aging which…

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About atomsofthought
Teacher. Traveler. Writer. Reader.

5 Responses to Life Transitions

  1. So thrilled to see this in my inbox! Hope to see more. 😀

  2. dunelight says:

    The Weston Aging link went 404 not available.
    New beginnings are harder the older we get.

  3. Amy says:

    LB Lake and Zilker are going to be so beautiful this year because of the rain. 🙂

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