Tag Archives: creativity

I Think I Can…

As you know from reading this blog, I’ve been working on living a creative life for the last few years. Facing fear–recognizing it and managing it–was one of the very first steps toward living a creative life and continues to … Continue reading

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One-Year Anniversary

Well, dear readers, it’s been one year since I started my creative business–Carrot Condo. Some of you read about it here as it happened. Friends and family came to my launch party last November (pictures and stories are here) and … Continue reading

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The Comforting Clarity Of An Expert

While writing about routine and creative work, I finally took care of a burned out light bulb, which ended up relating to my musings. Our kitchen is dark. There are only two electrical outlets. We gave up having a toaster … Continue reading

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Routinize Yourself: Maybe Monday Is Mend Day?

In my last post, I wrote about routine, but a big part of the question is actually about commitment: What to commit to in my creative life, and what to let go. In Wild Mind Natalie Goldberg says “It is … Continue reading

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Is Monday Mend Day?

These hand-embroidered kitchen towels from ~1960 keep coming to mind as I try to organize myself, our household, and my creative work. The days often feel chaotic and unfocused: I’m not sure what to prioritize, and by the end of … Continue reading

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A Super Hero Dress and Daily Practice

Daily drawing practice continues, nearly four months in. It’s been difficult, relaxing, surprising, challenging, and instructive. I’m not even half-way through, but it’s already definitely been worth the effort. During one of the more difficult weeks when I skipped a … Continue reading

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Drawing And Writing Without Pants

Happy new year! I hope 2016 is humming along nicely for you so far. We had some fun family-and-friend time, but I also got really tired for about four weeks. I think I’m recovering, but man-oh-man I do not like … Continue reading

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