Category Archives: creativity

the binder

Somewhere along the line, I started to keep a slim binder with a select few items in it. On the front of the binder, it says, “you are entirely up to you.” I look at this binder fairly frequently. Sometimes, … Continue reading

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overcoming creative resistance

I have a difficult relationship with creativity. Creativity seems to be absolutely essential to my wellbeing, to making me all of me. I feel an almost constant and fierce desire for creative efforts. And yet, I confront my own incredible resistance … Continue reading

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note to self: anything is possible

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the world we want

What would the world look like if it was actually built on compassion and cooperation, instead of greed and competition? And why isn’t it? Why are we all bound to a system that serves us so disproportionately, often runs counter … Continue reading

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note to self: I am loved

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circles

I made my first penny rug about 2006. This was a piece of black wool felt cut into a circle, maybe 8 inches in diameter. On to it, I blanket-stitched smaller circles in a variety of colors, in a circle. … Continue reading

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unfinished pieces

Unfinished pieces. Packed up to be given away, or already bagged up and thrown out. Except that when I walked in today, I suddenly saw these boxes, and what they held, and it startled me. I kept hoping, I kept … Continue reading

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