This past week, working on an Oren Jay Sofer exercise, I’ve been focusing on my big aspirations. Over the course of several days, after a few minutes of sitting quietly and considering where I tend to feel connected to inspiring possibilities, I’ve been asking myself, “What’s most important to me? What is my aspiration in […]
My better half, Alan, has just been named the Tennessee Environmental Council’s Composter of the Season! Thanks to Alan, we’ve been composting for over two decades. It began when our girls were young and the household was running at breakneck speed — two full-time jobs, two different schools, ballet lessons, church committee meetings, tai kwon […]
Bobby Berk on a “Zen Home”
When she comes home, she needs to be able to relax and become Zen….. It’s like medicine for your soul. Minimizing the chaos and clutter in your home allows you to minimize the chaos and clutter in your mind. Bobby Berk, Queer Eye “Showdown at the Broken Spoke,” 12/31/2021 I adore Bobby. While I think […]
Pomodoro Creativity in the New Year
I’ve made two resolutions for this new year of 2002. One is quite private, but the other I yearn to share. I vow to nourish the creativity that drove the creation of this site.
Creativity Is Our Birthright
Creativity is our birthright…. Every human life contains its seeds and is constantly manifesting it, whether we’re building a sand castle, preparing Sunday dinner, painting a canvas, walking through the woods, or programming a computer. [Emphasis mine.] ~ John Daido Loori. The Zen of Creativity. A few hours ago, I received John Daido Loori’s The […]