Question: What to do when you find yourself with a moose?

Answer: You create cards, write an explanation and distribute them to others –  2 in a envelope. A year of adventure.  This HAS been a year of adventure and as the end of 2019 rolls into view I decided to share ‘my moose’ painting, well, actually it’s a photo of the painting making it’s way through the woods from studio to house. Paint more was on my list of things to do in 2019 and not only did I succeed in realizing this goal I actually painted larger – you know ‘go big or go home’(this one is 4’ X 5’). One would expect to use a big space to paint a moose. Right?! The enclosed card is meant to convey best wishes for a wonderful holiday season be it Christmas or something else you celebrate AND an example of what can be accomplished when one embraces adventure. To be clear, I am encouraging adventure but, unlike some recently converted vegans I met the other day, I’m not obsessive about my life choice. Now, I understand not everyone likes change and some people find solace in what they know. Once a comfortable place is found it’s where they intend to stay and that’s cool too. Self determination is a good thing. My comfort zone, however, lies right in the middle of ‘I’ve never done this but I’d like to’ land. The need to hang right over the cliff (figuratively most of the time) is, I’m certain, in my genetic code. It’s what keeps my life interesting and my conversations packed with a great many sentences that begin “Guess what...