tea lights

This surprising year. This morning’s write is populated by a surprising jumble of images – the giant blue Christmas bulbs on the giant tree at the Distillery District’s outdoor Christmas market. A market that featured a Christmas Angel who wandered through big fat snowflakes and the crowds, occasional a capella singers, a snow-covered booth selling … More tea lights

The Courage muscle

It’s easy to deflate yourself when you’re making art. It’s not just art-making – it’s making anything, really if you are serious about doing it as your vocation.  Honestly, you ask yourself, who really cares whether this works or not?  The world will not stop spinning, the grass and the children will grow regardless of … More The Courage muscle

Release

Every once in a while I see a bald eagle in the sky,  like poetry so beautiful and alive I stop breathing. We have entered the long cold of January.  Winter came early this year – two months ago –  to invite us deep inside where we can tend to the root of things, tune … More Release