On Tuesday I bid a tearful farewell to the best fuzzy friend a girl could ever have. I brought Jake home from the local shelter in the fall of ’96, and he’s been my constantContinue reading
In all my years as a professional creative, probably the most influential teacher has been my son. (If you’ve been following along here, you already know that. If not, check out the “little lessons” categoryContinue reading
I don’t iron. There — I’ve said it. I flatly refuse to. (Pardon the pun.) Back in the day when women were full-time household engineers I’m sure ironing made perfect sense. Clothes dried on theContinue reading
One of the things that I have learned in my creative life: the muse will visit you at the most unexpected times. One of the things I need to un-learn in my life: the littleContinue reading
For a digital girl, I have a dirty little secret. I love paper. I’m contemplating buying a Kindle to support my book habit in a digital and conveniently transportable way, but the paper lust isContinue reading
I just bought a new bed. I’ve been sleeping on an old worn-out mattress for a couple of years too long. Tossing, turning, and not really getting a good night’s sleep. Waking up with achesContinue reading
I follow the same pattern every morning when I wake up — make coffee, feed the cat, drink coffee, check email, drink more coffee, then off to the shower. I pack my kid’s lunch, fillContinue reading
Change is the essence of life. Be willing to surrender what you are for what you could become. Aren’t we all afraid of change, to some degree or another? It’s part of the human conditionContinue reading
Where do creativity and artistry intersect?
Evan Williams announced that he is stepping down from CEO of Twitter. Perhaps this is heralding in a positive change in the corporate hierarchy?