Category Archives: Writing the book

An introvert’s reflection on replenishment

Maybe we should bail on our hike I said to Rob Saturday afternoon. I was tired, have been tired, weary of too many plans, being on the go all the time, and it’s all good, but I was feeling cranky … Continue reading

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Good enough: Musings on the elusive quest for perfection

Creative endeavors that ignore the God of Good Enough in favor of the God of Perfection bear the burden of potentially never coming to fruition. Writers, photographers and painters who wait for their work to achieve perceived perfection before sharing … Continue reading

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On Not Committing Emotional Suicide

If you have the soul of an artist, you must create art. Doesn’t matter if your art is writing, painting, photography, pottery or the art of business. You must create art because this is how you find expression in the … Continue reading

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Inspiration and the creative journey

Every artist needs inspiration. Shit, every human being needs inspiration. It’s the food that feeds our spirit, the water we need when our well runs dry, it’s the culmination and collaboration of inspiration + action = extraordinary beauty and meaning … Continue reading

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Why We are Here: Two Weeks in Rocky Mountain National Park

The following essay was derived from my Artist-in-Residency in Rocky Mountain National Park during the summer of 2012. “Why We Are Here” has been entered into the park’s permanent collection and can be viewed at Moraine Park Visitor Center. Extraordinary experiences often … Continue reading

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Detour to Sprague Lake on a Tuesday afternoon: Looking for and finding Inspiration

  This post is a random rambling or glimmers of a gift I gave to myself yesterday. I was in need of inspiration and so I went out to find it. I thought I’d share with you, my fellow creative … Continue reading

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Happy birthday to me: Let’s sparkle

Another birthday is on the horizon and I’m reflecting on the past year and making promises to myself for the next. Balking at another year older is not my style because what’s the point? Everyone and everything on the planet … Continue reading

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One year later: Boston Marathon Bombing Emotional Aftermath

In the movie, Circles, an intensely beautiful film, a series of tragic events is put into place because of a pack of cigarettes. The film is based on a true story taking place in Bosnia and follows the impact upon … Continue reading

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Frontier Flight #215: Open to help

He was staring blankly, slack jawed and skin the color of milk on it’s way to going bad. His body was loose, and he was wearing headphones until his wife pulled them from his ears and slapped him, calling him … Continue reading

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Grace seeking in writing and learning to channel

“Your intuition knows what to write, so get out of the way.” ― Ray Bradbury I’m learning. I’m learning that I can write articles and essays that exceed 700 words. I’m learning that my intuition, my higher conscious, my heart, … Continue reading

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