1967 graduate of Pullman High School, Pullman, WA ~ USA
1972: BA in Fine Arts, Washington State University
1982: MS in Educational Counseling, Portland State University.
2015 — Over half-way into my third year being retired, after thirty years as a high school counselor — feeling blessed. In this phase of life my goal is to be a human being instead of a human doing. Using this precept in my daily decisions keeps me grounded. Since doing is a necessary part of being, separating them seems somewhat paradoxical, however, what has changed is how I decide what is important to me — moment to moment. Every day I express myself through various artistic joys including writing, photography, drawing, and landscape gardening. I strive to keep a balance in my physical, emotional, mental and spiritual being through the activities I choose and the friendships I cultivate.
I love to read, cook, go on walks with my beagle, and enjoy a warm fire or quiet time by the pond with my husband (of 46 years), Creighton, and our friends. Throughout my life I have preferred playing outside — to listen, smell, feel, see what mother earth is up to in the moment. During the rainy and cold seasons I have finished one of three short stories, Studebaker, (including color pencil drawings), and I am close to finishing the second story, Sputnik. Next is the final draft and drawings for the third story, Peach Pie Summer, and I have started the rough draft of Into the Palouse. Having written the story of my father’s early years from his own recollections, Harvey Littlejohn Low, continues to give me great satisfaction.
Thank you to all who read, view and like my blog posts. It is a pleasure to share these bits of wonder with others who appreciate.
“The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.” ~Galileo Galilei