Atrial Fibrillation One Year Ago Today

On June 7, 2019 I had a Catheter Ablation for Persistent Atrial Fibrillation and Atrial Flutter.  It was the best thing I could have done for my continued quality of life. I was treated for heart arrhythmia for 38 years.I was diagnosed with SVT (Supra Ventricular Tachycardia) in 1993).  I was evaluated for an ablation … Read more Atrial Fibrillation One Year Ago Today

Zentangle and Bible Art Journaling

Bible Art Journaling is one of my favorite ways to combine the Zentangle Method with other art forms. The narrow 2″ margin in a journaling Bible is perfect for one or two Zentangle patterns. The results are very pleasing and the repetitive patterns illuminate the scripture beautifully. Bible Art Journaling is a very personal way … Read more Zentangle and Bible Art Journaling

Atrial Fibrillation

I have Atrial Fibrillation (AFib). The following article really helped me understand my condition. copied from the American Heart Association website. What are the consequences of atrial fibrillation (AFib)? Although atrial fibrillation can feel weird and frightening, an “attack of AFib” usually doesn’t have harmful consequences by itself. The real danger is the increased risk … Read more Atrial Fibrillation

What is the Zentangle Method Anyway

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The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. It is a way to relax and feel good that results in beautiful art. It enables you to relax, change your perspective, and focus your attention. Zentangle can also: improve your creativity improve teamwork build your confidence … Read more What is the Zentangle Method Anyway

About me

  I am Linda Shumaker aka The Yankee Doodler. I enjoy pencil drawing, watercolor, acrylic/oil painting, and Bible Art Journaling. I became a Certified Zentangle Teacher in November 2014. as a Certified Zentangle Teacher, I have been trained to guide students in the mindful meditative practice of the Zentangle method. I aim to demonstrate the … Read more About me