Earth Wisdom and Cultivating Place

I’ve been following Jennifer Jewell‘s Cultivating Place on Instagram for some time now, but only recently listened to the podcast. I was immediately transported to my listening space of On Being with Krista Tippett. Not only is Jewell’s voice and tone similar to Tippett’s, Jewell began the interview of the […]

Plant Families Project Re-energized

Hi all! The “plant families” project is re-envisioned and re-energized! I got so excited about Selaginella, the genus Selaginellaceae is named after, I kept putting off publishing in favor of writing something long and in depth. Full disclosure, though, filling the post with¬†detailed research and informative illustrations weren’t the only […]


Hello and welcome to my first blog post! The following is an description of where I’ve been, where I’m at, and where I’m going on my path of aspiring botanical illustrator and educator. Background I have always enjoyed drawing, reading, and working with my hands. While growing up, I amused […]