Two Women

I came across these two stories on the same day, and though these two women are worlds apart in who they are, and what they are about, they struck me as similar in their courage Patti Smith belongs to my youth. Because the Night was an electrifying anthem to something...

The more things change…..

I can’t help but be influenced by the end of year recaps at this time of year –the best of this, the worst of that. It’s definitely a time to reflect, review, and plan. I love spending a few days, usually somewhere between Christmas and New Years, reflecting on  the...

Carving Out Time for Creativity

I’m doing my end of year planning for 2011, and as I do every year, I struggle to carve out time for creative work, while trying to satisfy the demands of my work life. Writing, for instance, requires a lot of time for cooking and cogitating. It just can’t be done...