Category Archives: creativity

the hand in the work

The stitches in a quilt made by hand speak out loud. They document a story, or at least some portion of a story. The threads are the evidence of individual effort – of a person’s intention, their hand hovering over … Continue reading

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doodles: windows

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fear of the page

I view blogging as a practice. Kind of like meditation. Blogging involves a discipline. It helps me show up. It is a conduit to my creative self – which goes way beyond writing. It’s just the very tip of that … Continue reading

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doodles: loneliness

     

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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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