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Mind, Style, The Arts May 21, 2012

Wordless Inspiration #1 – Design

This post is part of a series in which I will post from time to time, something (usually an image with no words) that inspires me. Inspires me to dream, to do better, to gape at creativity and talent, to appreciate more. I believe that taking joy and inspiration in the…..

Body, Mind, Outdoors, The Arts January 27, 2012

A Love Affair

I have something to tell. I don’t think it’s right to keep it to myself anymore. It’s time to come clean.
I am having a love affair. A love affair with Opera.
Yes, the music. Sorry if that’s not as juicy as you were hoping for but I assure you it is juicy!

Mind, Self-Awareness, The Arts May 31, 2011

Answering the Call

Creativity is the itch that goes with that feeling. Creativity is peering at the invisible; smelling it, sensing it, and feeling irrationally compelled to try to bring it into form. It is feeling pulled to do something, to create something to bring something into existence that never existed in quite the same way before.

Mind, Self-Awareness, The Arts May 28, 2011

The Hurdle of the “First”

As much of an upside as they have, this weight we put on the first can also intimidate and distract us from moving and thinking beyond it.  Moving into deeper waters, into the journey, because we’re afraid of the initial shock and the chance that we might screw it up.