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I get in ruts. I do and eat the same things, and everything becomes tedious, and that leaches away my creativity. A friend suggested we all try something new, a glass class where we would make wine glass stems. I thought that sounded like a fantastic idea. ART GLASS At Lake Superior Art Glass, after … Continue reading My Muse and Variety
Excuses. I don't want to brag, as it isn't Minnesota nice, but I rock at creating excuses that encourage delay or the complete lack of writing. Sarah Werner’s Podcast Write Now has a great episode (58) on The Best Writing Excuses Excuses are not a new problem to writers, nor a unique one –In Adaptation, … Continue reading Excuses
With Podcasts, learning can take place anywhere. An ah-ha awareness struck me while listening to On Being with Krista Tippett as she interviewed Carlo Rovelli. I’m paraphrasing, but in the interview, he said that science is not about what a person has learned, but instead it is about the discovery. I thought about all the … Continue reading In Progress
The pace of my life’s creativity fluctuates. Not only does it vary, but I have to rebuild it periodically. Everyone assembles creativeness with different materials. What I do to inspire my imagination may not appear productive, but these things are part and parcel of the ever evolving me. I read (Thank goodness for libraries as … Continue reading The Speed of Your Life’s Creativity
I love an adventure story, add to that doing something to help others, humor. It’s why the Princess Bride is my favorite movie. There was a British gentleman that decided rowing a bathtub across the English Channel had never been done so why not. When his first attempt failed he gave it another go, this … Continue reading Adventure
My father’s favorite phrase is “just out of curiosity.” He transferred that curiosity to his children. For my brother, that inquisitiveness manifested in everything mechanical. He took apart loads of gadgets to find out how they worked. It took him a few more years to figure out how to put them back together again. Now, … Continue reading Just Out of Curiosity