Month: November 2016
Pottery
Living into this great tension
Today I signed up for open studio week at Lillstreet Art Center and started throwing pots again for the first time [...]
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Poetry
Room at the table, indeed [Carrie Newcomer]
I was lucky enough to see the prairie mystic, Carrie Newcomer, in concert last night at Old Town School of Folk [...]
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Poetry
What do you want to remember?
The poet William Stafford asks the following in his beloved poem, "You Reading This, Be Ready": Starting here, what do [...]
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Travel
On sabbatical: finding my hidden self
In the pursuit of reclaiming my life, I’ve spent the last six months on sabbatical filling my days with travel [...]
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Poetry
What choice do we have?
How do we go on living, moving, breathing, and creating knowing that our nation is so divided? I woke up [...]
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Poetry
Why I quit my job: the quest for vocation
Climbing from a part-time retail sales associate to the Sr. Director of Business Intelligence and Logistics as our company grew from four [...]
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Travel
To slow living & more campfires
Far too often we find ourselves stuck in the hamster wheel of busyness. In an effort to accomplish everything we think [...]
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Pottery
Mind if I stay awhile?
The thing about creating is that it allows you to enter into the tiny world of your creation and live [...]
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Food
Copenhagen: the city of visual perfection
I traveled to Copenhagen in September and spent three days by myself wandering the streets, inhaling the most beautiful food, [...]
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Poetry
The Gates of Hope
A beloved poem about hope by Victoria Safford:   Our mission is to plant ourselves at the gates of Hope- [...]
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