Turns out, a creator who is not creating turns into a beastly nightmare of her former self. What's more, the creating creator is a much more pleasant beast to be around. This is likely not news to you, as it is not to me. Yet I seem to relearn it every once in a while. … Continue reading Writing Retreat, Day 1
I sometimes miss these days of very young boyisms, but a wise woman once told me to find something to enjoy in every phase. That’s the trick to living in the moment. -AS Who Could Argue With That? Originally posted on a 6s community, June 13, 2011 at 12:21pm Air rushes past my ears and rattles … Continue reading Who Could Argue with That?
This is as hopeful as I can get sometimes. -AS Endless Creativity Across the Generations Originally posted on a 6s community, May 23, 2011 at 10:52am My grandparents survived the Great Depression; my children's entire childhoods will be mired in the Great Recession. My grandparents were part of a generation that reinvented American ingenuity; my children … Continue reading Endless Creativity Across the Generations
We don’t have showings like this anymore. Now, the bits and bobs go into jars in my office, or like during Book Camp, we take pictures only. -AS Accidental Art Originally posted on a 6s community, June 6, 2011 at 1:57pm "How to be an Explorer of the World" stows quietly in my shoulder bag … Continue reading Accidental Art
A few weeks ago I wrote about living a good life. This post walks closely in hand with that one. I have lots of thoughts swirling on this subject, so please bear with me. My Family of Origin I love my family of origin. My parents have always provided for me. They’ve also given me … Continue reading The Reinvention of Me: Avocation