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First of all, thanks for following the link and checking out my new blog! This is something I have dreamed of doing for a long time, so I am nervous, but also excited, to finally begin. 320 more words


Fostering Creativity - Part 7

Eliminate Distractions

Multitasking may seem like a necessity in today’s world, but it’s a killer for creativity.  I saw an interview with Patti Smith recently where she said that during her sojourn in Michigan she would use the early morning hours before her kids woke up for writing and studying. 609 more words


Fostering Creativity - Part 6

Setting Boundaries

Something my husband and I have often discussed is how hard it was to have personal boundaries when growing up in a household with a lot of kids (he is one of twelve so he should know). 445 more words


Fostering Creativity - Part 5

Finding Your Own Voice

I wrote a previous blog post (a bit tongue in cheek) a while back about my writing gurus. Since then, I read one of Derek Murphy’s books, the YA paranormal romance… 789 more words


Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive good things and good people will be drawn to you. – Mary Lou Retton


How Creativity is Encouraged

These are some large birthday posters made by two or three of the youngest grandchildren.  Notice origami paper cranes and  ‘Happy Birthday’ in Chinese characters (Two of the children learned Mandarin from a very young age).   748 more words

Art And The Artist

What to expect when you have no expectations?

I used to think being spontaneous implied not preparing or planing, just jumping into whatever it is you are trying to be spontaneous in without any forethought. 90 more words