Long ago I played several musical instruments. Rachel Friedman’s new book is a lens through which to understand why I don’t play any longer.
If you’re an artist of any kind, you’re more likely to practice your art if your tools are easy to access.
A few weeks ago my husband sent me an article about how many Instagram users are taking the same photos. The standard photo taken through … Read more
I’ve been thinking a lot about how we can use art (in my case, writing) to better understand our potential (environmental, economic, etc.) future. The … Read more
*Edited 21 May to add books by Michael Kodas and Gary Ferguson. 2017 was the worst wildfire season on record in BC. A total of … Read more
This last week has been incredibly busy, and wasn’t helped by a day spent in bed and another day spent recuperating from being in bed. … Read more
If you’ve read my blog for a while, you know that, because of my illness, I have limited time in the day to do things … Read more
Last week I was at dog training with one of our flat-coated retrievers when the instructor asked if I had a photo of our German … Read more
Yesterday after my daily dog walk in the woods (always on the lookout for bears and cougars), I considered doing some writing, quilting, or photography. … Read more
I recently read an article in The New York Times that described serendipity not as a random stroke of luck, which we usually perceive it … Read more