• Everyday Life

    Inspiration

    I’ve been immersed in the studio over the last few weeks, working on school work and tucking in time for a special art book I’m creating. One of my biggest takeaways from school is that we must continue to expose…

  • Everyday Life

    Begin

    Don’t you love synchronicity? I do. I’ve been reading Seth Godin’s book The Practice over the past month. It’s juicy. I’m feeling challenged and comforted all at the same time. Basically, it’s a reminder to do the work, trust yourself,…

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    Everyday Life

    Remember to Play

    Times are not easy, but that doesn’t mean we have to be serious all the time. I don’t minimize the seriousness of the times, but if you’re like me we can get wrapped up in the daily stress of life…

  • Everyday Life,  Living a Creative Life

    Rituals

    I recently read a newsletter post by¬†David Moldawer¬†that talked about using coffee as a crutch for writing. His description of drinking coffee and writing made me think of rituals. That cup of coffee beside my computer is more than just…

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    #the100dayproject,  10DCAC,  Everyday Life

    “Tomato – Tomahto”

    If you’re old enough you’re going to have that song stuck in your head for the rest of the day. Sorry? or You’re welcome? September means LOTS of tomatoes in North Carolina gardens. Big ones bursting on the vine and…

  • 10DCAC,  Everyday Life

    July Week 3

    Baby It’s Cold Outside! Oops, wait. That’s the opposite of what I meant. If you’re in a part of the world that’s experiencing the heat of the summer, then it’s time for some Cool Art. Our prompts this week embrace…

  • 10DCAC,  Everyday Life

    June Day 2

    Prompt: How Does Your Garden Grow? I’m a fair weather gardener at best. The dreamer in me imagines flower beds spilling into meandering trails around my back yard. I see lush green vegetable beds surrounding my deck. The reality is…

  • 10DCAC,  Everyday Life

    Day 10. Last prompt for April!

    “If wishes were horses beggars would ride.” Can’t tell you how many times I heard that quote growing up. A quick research session attributes the quote most commonly to a nursery rhyme from the 1840’s If wishes were horses, Beggars…