Tuesday, October 24, 2006


Here's a link to some more completed maggiejams.

Tuesday, July 04, 2006

MAGGIESJAM 316, 317, AND 318

#316 was completed by Jeanne Herrod, Cynthia Sillitoe, and Sarah Ackerman.
#317 was completed by Teresa Ostrander, Lin Collette, and Vic.
#318 was completed by Val LaRue, Lee Barker, and Andrea Easterly.


Maggiesjam #315 was completed by Sarah Ackerman, Judy Matheny, and Andrea Frank.

MAGGIESJAM 312, 313, AND 314

#312 was completed by Tafkabecky, ArtsyFartsy, and Zelta78.
#313 was completed by Linda Koff, Val LaRue, and Kitty Kelly.
#314 was completed by Linda Koff, Carol Melichar, and Val LaRue.

MAGGIESJAM 309, 310, AND 311

#309 was completed by Sandi Wedemeier, Vic, and Rand Swansey.
#310 was completed by Crazycat, Cindie Cosentino, and Tafkabecky.
#311 was completed by DonnaM, Zelta78, and Carol Schmidt.

MAGGIESJAM 306, 307, AND 308

#306 was completed by Val LaRue, Linda Koff, and Carol Melichar
#307 was completed by Chimera.muse, Mood Indigo, and Carol Schmidt
#308 was completed by Jan Ziebol, Becky Ronco, and Zelta78

MAGGIESJAM 303, 304, AND 305

#303 was completed by Beth Deegan, Andrea Frank, and Penny Linders.
#304 was completed by Punwit, Vic (Jacqueline Kent), and Val LaRue.
#305 was completed by Andree Castoldi, Vic, and Punwit.

Wednesday, May 10, 2006


Made these today for Kerstin's new swap. Ever since I joined ATCards.com, I've been constantly challenged in my art. I've done more drawings than ever before and this is one example. I'm very pleased with the outcome of today's efforts.

Tuesday, May 09, 2006

MAGGIESJAM 299, 300, 301, AND 302

It's hard to believe I have over 300 maggiesjams now. And those are just the single, no-themed jams. I probably have even more than that in the themed variety.

Here's who completed them:

299 - Anke Martin (wildflower), Sandra Firkus, and Kay Warren.
300 - Cynthia Sillitoe, Val LaRue, and Diane Tisch
301 - Punwit, Carol Melichar, and Pati Bristow
302 - Cynthia Sillitoe, Vic, and Judy Matheny

MAGGIESJAM 296, 297, AND 298

Here's some more maggiesjams!

Completed by:

296 - Val laRue, Cynthia Sillitoe, Judy Matheny
297 - Mood Indigo, Zelta78, Jan Ziebol
298 - Mood Indigo, Zelta78, Jan Ziebol


294 was completed by Carol Melichar, Jeanne Herrod, and Beth Deegan.
295 was completed by Diane Tisch, Carol Melichar, and Judy Andreason

MAGGIESJAM 288,289,290,AND 291,292,293

All started by me and completed by:
288 - Sharon Rogers, Diana Belton, Judy Matheny
289 - Beth Deegan, Jeanne Herrod, Val LaRue
290 - Sun4Fun, Zelta78, Jan Ziebol
291 - Jeanne Herrod, Val LaRue, Carol Melichar
292 - Kerstin Klein, DonnaM, Chimera.Muse
293 - Kerstin Klein, DonnaM, Carol Schmidt


This jam was completed by Kerstin Klein, Carol Schmidt, and Harriet Wittman.


These are my entries to The Color Blue Swap, hosted by Nicky. What fun this was! I just love the color swaps and am thinking of hosting a color swap myself. I have been in a black and white swap, two purple swaps, a tan and navy swap and several others. I was in two color FATBOOKS and loved those. One was orange and one was aubergine (eggplant) (another purple~~~I love purple). I think I'd like another two-color swap if I decide to host.

Friday, May 05, 2006


I am getting so mad at Yahoo!  They won't let me see messages on the group I own/moderate.  I keep getting an error message: "jams and mailart group is temporarily unavailable".  I wonder if anyone else in the group is having the same problem.  I have contacted Yahoo! FIVE times and not one single response!


#286 was completed by Carol Melichar, Cynthia Sillitoe, and Vic

MAGGIESJAMS 283, 284, AND 285

#283 was completed by Tracy Peterson, Diane Tisch, and Andrea Frank

#284 was completed by Teri Stark, Carol Melichar, and DragonLady

#285 was completed by Bobbie nagle and Crazycat

MAGGIESJAMS 280,281, AND 282

#280 was completed by Carol Melichar, Teri Stark, and Andrea Frank.

#281 was completed by Bobbie Nagle and Jan Ziebol.

#282 was completed by Ksklein, Glenna Thurman, and Chimera.muse


This is my submission to a swap on ATCards.com. I just finished them last night and had great fun. Now...on to The Color Blue Swap...more later.


Whenever I'm making art and cutting paper, I set a blank ATC beside my work and put the tiny scraps on it. I sometimes come up with a real good ATC. (Sometimes not). This is my latest "scrap collage" I'm kinda pleased with the result.


I drew this a few years ago looking in a mirror.

Saturday, April 22, 2006


The Art Fest is back! Nora and I are going today and I hope to find some interesting art to post about here. I also hope the kaleidescope guy is back again this year. He makes the most wonderful kaleidescopes. They are way too expensive for me to buy right now, but one of these days I will add one to my own collection.

I can't wait to see Nora. I haven't seen her in ages. I haven't seen any of my friends in ages. Because i moved away from them to be closer to work. And I am so lazy that I don't go back often enough. I think I'm more excited to be with my friend than I am about the Art Fest.

UPDATE: Art Fest totally rocked. Nora and I got out there about noon and stayed till about 6pm. We ate lunch at Billy Miner's, my favorite downtown resturant, then hit the exhibits. I OD'd on all the great art. I wanted it all. It was hard to pick a favorite. I bought a refrigerator magnet of this years Art Fest logo and was intrigued by the art of Sean Brown from Denver, Colorado, who's sculptures are the result of many separate processes. The website is www.seanbrownartist.com so go look.


ATCs I made for the African Wildlife Swap on ATCards.com forum.

Saturday, April 08, 2006


Here's a Round Robin that I completed recently. I especially like Round Robin jams because everyone gets an original ATC and not a copy as they do with regular one-card jams.


January 30 is my birthday

Some other interesting events that occurred on January 30th:

1661 -Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England is formally executed - after having been dead for two years.
1933 - The first of 2,956 episodes of The Lone Ranger radio series airs on station WXYZ in Detroit, Michigan.
1969 - The Beatles' last public performance, on the roof of Apple Records in London. The impromptu concert is broken up by the police.
1994 - The Dallas Cowboys win their fourth Super Bowl title, 30-13 over the Buffalo Bills in Super Bowl XXVIII.

People that share my birthday:

1882 - Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd. President of the United States (d. 1945)
1922 - Dick Martin, American comedian
1925 - Dorothy Malone, American actress
1930 - Gene Hackman, American actor
1937 - Vanessa Redgrave, English actress
1941 - Dick Cheney, Vice President of the United States
1951 - Phil Collins, English musician (My Twin born in another country)
1951 - Charles S. Dutton, American actor

People that died on my birthday:

1836 - Betsy Ross, American seamstress (b. 1752)
1948 - Orville Wright, American aviation pioneer (b. 1871)

(Lifted from the blog LOVE AND LIBERTY)

Monday, February 27, 2006


This is a drawing I did at lunch today of my friend Jackie. She sits across from me and this is the view I have of her from my desk. Jackie is a young mom but she's so petite I tease her about being the kid herself. I love to see Jackie come in to work. She has the cutest clothes and always looks good; she's always got a smile on her face and a cheerful hello. Plus she's a big fan of my artwork, always offering me praise and encouragement. I will be doing more drawings of Jackie. I want to draw her lovely face next.

Saturday, February 25, 2006


Maggiesjam279 was completed came home Wednesday, February 22, 2006. Copies are ready to mail out and will go out in Monday's mail Feb. 27th. This one was done entirely by some of the members of ATCards.com; Jan Ziebol, sun4fun, and wildflower


I got this one back on Feb. 17th. It was completed by Louella De Mers, Sandi Wedemeier, and Cindy McMath. Copies are ready to be mailed out on Monday, Feb. 27th.

Monday is a big day for me! It marks five years since I quit smoking! Yea me!


This jam was completed by Judy Matheny, Cheri Jones, and Susan Cohen and came back home to Maggie on February 16, 2006. Copies went out on Feb. 20th.


This jam was completed by Manuel Martin, Ann Phipps, and Jeanne Herrod.


I needed an online art journal so this is where I'll post my art and opinions and some junk. I just got back several of my jams. This one is maggiesjam275. All the maggiesjams were started by me, heymaggie, and completed by at least two other artists. #275 was completed by Petra (sun4fun), Kristen (ksklein), and Katie Moore (indigoskies).