Vaccines are blanketing America, and before long the entire planet. In America we are emerging from Covid. A once in a hundred year nightmare is winding down. Hugging and touching is back in vogue and the PinchPals are ready to join the party, cautiously. And...

"A Sliver of Hope" A one year reflection by guest Blogger Emma Springer 365 sunrises and sunsets, 1 year —— exactly how long I’ve been home since my world, and everyone’s world, turned upside down. Spring Break I’m a recent college grad, although lately I’ve been wondering at what...

This is an appropriate image as we celebrate romantic love, Valentine’s Day. This sweet little artwork came to me in a dream after a conversation with a dear friend. It shows a love connection between 2 PinchPals, during a pandemic! It’s a True Story In spite of...

Happy New Year. This is often the time when me make resolutions and commitments to new goals.  Before jumping ahead to hopes and aspirations for 2021 the PinchPals and I want to take a step back. The plans we had in place for 2020, like...

Staying in Touch While Keeping Your Distance. This year America's Thanksgiving has been hijacked by Covid. For all of us with thwarted plans it is a disappointing reality. We can still connect with our loved ones, just has to be at a safe distance. A special Thanksgiving...

Earlier this year I presented a “PinchPals” workshop to a select number of mosaic artists from the New England Mosaic Society (NEMS). The PinchPals offered a reprieve during the challenging time of Covid and we embarked on a 5 week journey of on-line learning and...

Yep, it’s still here. Covid has so disrupted our lives. As much as we are trying to return to some sense of normal Covid obstacles are proving relentless. This nasty bugger can bite anyone. What a sorry state of affairs when one has to wonder...

One of my favorite art-works brings together my two art-loves: sculpture and mosaic.  The PinchPals are making their way on the path of life, which is riddled with lumps and bumps, yet hints of flowers and new life appear in the cracks of life. There...

"The Importance of Movements" by Guest Blogger Emma Springer Movements are many things. They are powerful, and influential. Most of all Movements have the ability to usher in a great sense of hope, especially in times when we yearn for it so deeply. We are living through a...

The latest PinchPals videos are reminders to connect and be safe. PinchPals are universal beings, no race, no religion, no political preference. Their simple form and red clay color resemble all of us. They are couriers of hope, support and reinforce an understanding that “at our core...