This weekend, in honor of Martin Luther King Day, I attended the incredibly moving film Selma. What most stood out for me, watching that line of people marching toward a line of angry, heavily armed policemen, was their courage. To march forward, knowing you are likely to be physically attacked. To do so with a […]
Sometimes we make resolutions…and sometimes they come to us. The universe gave me a big one this weekend. I went for a long run on a pretty vigorous mountain trail Saturday. I was having a ball! Gorgeous weather, lovely views, beautiful scenery, occasional glimpses of wildlife. When running on a rocky trail, it’s a good […]
January’s theme for Creative Every Day is “lost and found.” To me, collage is the ultimate lost and found art form, transforming old magazines and cards and such into new images. I spent some time this weekend thinking about my New Year’s resolutions, turning them into a collaged cover for my sketchbook journal.
During one of my weekend runs, I passed under a bridge where a homeless man was sleeping. I’d been out for an hour or so, and the tea I’d drunk earlier was calling for an exit. As I scouted for a suitable location, it occurred to me that I had a few things in common […]
The beginning of a new year is a traditional time for self-reflection, often resulting in a list of habits to initiate, change, or break. Many of them revolve around health behaviors: stop smoking; eat more salad and less junk food; workout every day. Seth Godin’s blog post Angry Is a Habit suggests that our emotional […]
I gotta walk my talk. I spend a lot of time working with clients on thinking and working more creatively. In order to do that well, I need to keep my own creative juices flowing! I’ve signed up for the Creative Every Day challenge created by the same gal responsible for Art Every Day Month. […]