'tis the season for resolutions, no? i don't generally make any formal goals for the new year but i can say that i have a bit of work to do to recover from a brief stint of unhealthy lifestyle habits. it's amazing how quickly our bodies can fall out of shape from neglect and over indulgence. the little beauty above happens to be my first quick painting of the new year. she's on her way into the mail to a friend on the west coast.