If there is nothing else to create then, perhaps, you will create yourself. – Carl Jung
Dimming your light to make another’s appear brighter darkens the whole world. – anonymous
The work of art I do not make, no one will ever see. – Simone Weil
Make today less about pleasing others and more about pleasing yourself.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. – Eleanor Roosevelt
What would you do if you were not afraid?
Don’t let go of your courage the minute things start to become difficult. – Elizabeth Gilbert
The eyes of my eyes are opened. – ee cummings
There are two ways of spreading the light—to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. – Edith Wharton
I’m writing this on a blustery morning, the springtime sun is obscured by cloud. This past weekend, with the help of my friend the Plant Whisperer Audrey, I finished the garden. We dug new soil and compost, peat, and worm castings into the earth; planted the last of...
Hi. Are you okay? The world is changing so quickly, and yet time has slowed right down. A day seems like a week and a week, a month. All we have is this moment, now brought sharply into focus. Which, of course, is all we have ever really had. This moment: Over in the...
The thrift store find last month: six vintage Seventeen Magazines from 1974. Right now, they are eating up a substantial chunk of desk space, large format, full colour editorial and advertisements; timeless teen content that predates the internet by a generation. The...
You are enough. You have enough. You do enough. This can feel like the ultimate Noah’s Arc time - two by two couples march through the season, decking the halls and checking lists twice, conspiring over boozy eggnog for the perfect gifts for their kids. It’s a hard...
This morning was one of those glorious fall mornings: beautiful full frame sunrise, crisp clean air, the changing landscape of an ever kinetic autumn. (Today’s trees won’t look the same tomorrow). In short, it was a day that shouted, “let’s get going people.” And yet...
Who do we become when we explore what it is to be more fully ourselves?
I started asking that question a few years ago, at the end of one career and the beginning of something else …read more