I bet you'd never guess the dirty details going on behind my shiny smile. But I imagine we're all trying to put our best selves forward to the world, aren't we? Considering what each of us carries- loads of loneliness, piles of regret, heaps of hurt, stacks of difficult situations- it's a ... Read More about My Pep Talk To Humanity.
The temptation is always there for me. To put off creating. I usually succumb to the loudest invitation, and as you probably have experienced, the creating voice is a quiet one. It's a faint tap, a light wind, a feathery touch. It absolutely doesn't intrude, and would rather scurry away ... Read More about The Wondrous Effects of Petty Little Practices On Your Creativity
Our 2 weeks of summer are in full swing here in the Pacific Northwest, and as of this past weekend, I'm a master at wading into frigid lake waters. You know how it goes, right? First, you dip your toes in. Letting them feel their way across the mush and rocks below, hoping you won’t feel a ... Read More about My Preferred Method For Facing Big Change, Confronting Fears, Or Entering Frigid Lakes.
Their work drew in a steady stream of curious beach-walkers throughout the afternoon. With an elegance I rarely witness, they carved and chiseled the sand with specialized tools. We couldn't help but stop and stare alongside the others. A few times each week, this small group of committed ... Read More about Could This Be Success?
I hesitated when I wrote the description for my Trail Mix Letters because it didn't sound professional. To add an -ish on the end meant one thing to me. Unreliable. No, I take that back. Adding the word -ish represented a whole slew of characteristics I normally would never want my name ... Read More about Why We Need More -Ish In The World.