Spring Mural in Barcelona

Check out the mural that I completed in January in Barcelona in 2018 at Hostel Primavera. What a wonderful experience as I met the most beautiful people and was able to spend a lot of time with my friends who live in the city.  Where: Barcelona, Spain What: The hostel is called Primavera Hostel, which…

Welcome to the “Flying Colors Mural Project”

The Flying Colors Mural Project tour is in full swing! I arrived at my first leg and the first mural in Barcelona and will start painting this week at Primavera Bed and Breakfast! I’ve been working on this project for some time now and it was inspired by my experience painting murals in South America. I wanted to…

Painting in Joshua Tree

Twice a year, the Joshua Tree Music Festival happens in the desert of Southern California making up the Mojave and Colorado desert. Its stunning, the size of Rhode Island and one of my places to gather to meet other artists, listen to international music and get to know more about Joshua Tree. This is my…

Completion of Bike Tour- 1,500 Miles Canada to Oakland

In June 2016 the start of summer, I rode the Amtrack train to Seattle, Washington from Berkeley, California. 24 hours by train with my bicycle panniers and an extracycle bicycle that I had boxed and ready for shipping. From Seattle, I joined with 12 other cyclists and we started out on a journey that would…

Santa Rosa to the San Francisco

We made it back home! Can you believe it? All the way from Seattle to Bellingham, Vancouver, Salt Spring, Victoria, Port Angeles, Port Townsend, Whidbey Island, Bainbridge Island, Seattle again, Olympia, Portland, Eugene, Brownsville, Coos Bay, Florence, Fort Bragg, Jenner, Santa Rosa, Sebastopol, and Oakland!    The last couple of days were wonderful, annoying the…

Jenner to Santa Rosa

     Leaving the coast was a much needed break from hills and from the dew filled air. The coast has such a dramatically different feel than even 5-10 miles inland. Jenner was beautiful, we met a man that owned the community center, and he let us stay at it. Everyone in the town of…

York, Maine

Welcome to York, Maine settled in 1624 and right on the Atlantic Ocean!       York, Maine is known to be a summer vacation town, just South of Portland, Maine. Took us a day to bike and Ian had some friends that he knew in town. It was a beautiful couple that were musicians and…

Bahia de Los Angelos, North Baja California Mexico

  This magical bay of Los Angleos, Baja California deserves a post of its own for the inspiration it left me and for the beauty and screnity of its location.   The past month since arriving in Meixico we have had one road the entire way. It is called the “One” and you don’t need…

Valle de Los circos -Socorrito to Catavinya

   Lanky waving Dr. Seuss cactus, bright liquid blue sky saluting, puffy cotton cloud drifting, excruciating intense heat riding, melted deteriorating pavement has been consuming my reality these last couple days. It’s been truly incredible but the desert has been challenging. It has been a couple of weeks since I have wrote, so this post…

Tijuana, Playa de Mision y Ensenada, Mexico

Never had I experienced that type of cycling as what I did in Tijuana! I’ll explain…It was an amazing city despite what many people say and I had a great time there thanks to our hosts and my cycling buddy Adley.    The ride was crazy from San Diego to the border maybe 15 miles…

Dana Point, San Diego and Ocean Beach

 I love this part of California. Great bikes lanes, gorgeous roads and just endless amounts of cycling. I really love it. South, south, and more south we go! Off to Dana point where we stayed with a family in the hills who had 3 dogs and a very interesting story to tell. We found them through…

Mexico Flashback

Here is a photo from a friend of mine who is still in Mexico and he just it sent my way.  Uno is his name. It gives great perspective and look into the Lumerian Embassy Mural I painted in the Yucutan in May. As winter, rain and cold are approacing in Seattle, I am thinking…

New Molly Keen Studio at Gasworks Gallery, Seattle

   This month of September I opened a studio space to create artwork. The space is in the community of Gasworks Gallery where artists have separate creative spaces to work in. It is super important for me to separate my work space and my daily life as it creates a different flow and motivation. I am excited…

Seattle Wedding Piece

Did I mention custom paintings that make great wedding gifts? I also do special pieces if you want to give a gift of art to a friend getting married!    To celebrate the marriage of my good friend Peter Ackley and Jessica Burke I custom made this piece. The wedding was in Chelan, Washington and…

Cookie Factory Mural

Sweet smell of baking goodness fills my air as flour rises to my face and the sound of cookies dancing along the conveyor belt fill my existence. I climb high to the last step of the ladder, almost balanced and gaze at the factory high above all else. Spanish music is playing and I am…

Yoga Teacher Training, Mazunte, Mexico

  Welcome to Mazunte home of lushious beaches, skinny palm trees, liters of organ juice, sultry surfing, vortex magnetic sunsets, star gazing dream, yogi lifestyle, live music rocking han sessions, fry hot heat loving, mediation haven, kind of place. Mazunte is a small beach town on the Pacific coast of Mexico which is in the…

6 Points to Remember while Traveling.

1.) Find out the Truth for yourself. If a fellow traveler tells you about their experience visiting  a place, hostel, excursion, or something to do, take it with an open mind and filtered lens. You will only know the truth once you experience it for yourself. Too many times someone had told me so and so…

Goodbye South America

Today I started a new adventure. I left South America for a different America. No, not quite the States but I am in Mexico where I will receive a 300 hour yoga training course in a beautiful community and with my lovely friend Carolyn from California. It makes me sad to leave so soon, even…

A Mural at The Gottardinis Finca en Tupungato, Mendoza Region

The Weeping Willow Mural, Tupungato, Argentina. Welcome to the Gottardini’s, the farm of love and care! What: A large mural of a “arbol saucey” which means willow tree in English. Inspired by the energy the actual tree they had on their property it was reminded me of my childhood on vashon island because we had…

Sailing around Cabo de Hornos, Cape Horn.

Rivers of ink tell the tale of Cabo de hornos, Cape Horn with silent witness of tragedies, victories and illusions. Modern boats, strong tides and weather forecast help present day sailors to round the infamous rock in relative tranquility. The way there can be long and tough with thousands of miles of rough waters and…