Author Archives: Wings of Wonder

About Wings of Wonder

Linda Ruddy is a creative and she works in a variety of materials including pencils, paints, paper, porcelain and fabric. Her current projects involve hand-sewn bookbinding, children's book illustrating, and writing. In 2010, two of her paintings were published in the Saddleback College literary magazine, The Wall. In the past, she has received recognition for painting and doll making. Linda lives in California with her husband and family pet. Her new blog can be found Please visit often to see how the site develops. Following the muse, Linda Ruddy

International Women’s Day 2018

 What do you know about International Women’s Day?  It’s coming up on March 8, 2018, with celebrations around the world during the month of March.  You can check out Wikipedia and other sites for a history. Here’s a quote from … Continue reading

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Seed Growing

A seed was planted last year when I attended the Woman’s March on January 21, 2017. See  I Was There! Have I changed?  I thought I would give you an update. The biggest change is that my perspective is expanding.  Three … Continue reading

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2018 Life Update

  I am going through a metamorphosis, of sorts.  My attitude is positive.  I am excited about a new challenge; a new job.  But, I’ve been spoiled for the last several years:  not having to set my alarm.  What a … Continue reading

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Life Changes

 I was on one path setting goals to move me along and then I got a phone call… “am I interested in a short term, part time job with the School District.”  I jumped at the opportunity.  Just like that, … Continue reading

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Goals: Social Media

I spent some time this morning reading about Social Media with a focus on Instagram.  I’m like the turtle: slow and steady and wondered if “Throwback Thursday” applied to me.  Definitely have one foot still in the past. Last year … Continue reading

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Focus on 2018

Happy New Year!    I’m still re-reading my journal from last year and still clarifying my intentions for 2018. Some goals carry over from last year. First focus is on TIME.  Commonly known, there are 24 hours in a day … Continue reading

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Working on my Goals for 2018

This is a re-blog from ( on setting Guidelines for the new year. via Checking Off The 2017 To-Do List I’m still working on my list.  My process includes re-reading my journal from 2017.  How successful was I?  What were … Continue reading

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2017 – a Creative Year

Hello!  It’s been so long since my last blog.  I hope all are well.  This year is memorable for me:  Lots of finished paintings, some writing, some adventures, new people, new activities.  I am grateful.  I feel alive again! New … Continue reading

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Painting: Sacred Center

This year, 2017, I have been active with my women’s series of paintings.   The above painting is titled Sacred Center.  (Acrylic, Mosaic-like) Currently I have two paintings hanging in the San Clemente Art Gallery.   My life is opening up … Continue reading

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Painting: Daughters of the Earth

My most recent painting: Title:         Daughters of the Earth Artist:       Linda Ruddy Year:         2017 Medium:  Acrylic Size:          Framed – 20″ x 24″ Several artists, this … Continue reading

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