Category Archives: A Creative Life

How I infuse creativity into my everyday life.

Index Cards | Delicious ambiguity

Some stories donít have a clear beginning, middle and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing whatís going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity. Gilda Radner I’ve been … Continue reading

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Index Cards: Let the world see your creativity

Summer has filled her veins with light and her heart is washed with noon. C. Day Lewis In my last index card post I showed index cards from June 17 to 23, week 25 of the year. These are from … Continue reading

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Index Cards: Sunshine like powdered gold

It was June, and the world smelled of roses. The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside. Maud Hart Lovelace Yay! I got a new stack of white lined Index Cards, and I’m still creating little vignettes on … Continue reading

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Collage Time: Cover of my Book Notes Notebook + video

I think it’s about developing a system to create. Once the creative habit is there, the possibilities are endless. Crystal Moody I have always been a voracious reader, devouring books like candy. I probably read a lot more on my … Continue reading

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Blogoversary | 15 YEARS of blogging life

I am not great with math, but I think the 24th of April this little blog ‘o mine turned fifteen years! Yes, 15 YEARS. If nothing else, you must admit I am tenacious and persistent. I just won’t be easily … Continue reading

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Experimental Portraits | Time-lapse Video

Make action a habit. Donít wait until things are just right. There is never a perfect time to begin. There is only now. Expect that things will be difficult. Know that there will be setbacks. Remember how strong you are. … Continue reading

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Painting a lot of Hearts | Time-lapse video

Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts. Paramahansa Yogananda All through February I have been painting colorful hearts in my little notebook. I could … Continue reading

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Dear Photo Diary | a winter without colors

I believe in process. I believe in four seasons. I believe that winter’s tough, but spring’s coming. I believe that there’s a growing season. And I think that you realize that in life, you grow. You get better. Steve Southerland … Continue reading

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Pink and orange wrist warmers

Properly practiced, knitting soothes the troubled spirit, and it doesn’t hurt the untroubled spirit either. Elizabeth Zimmerman I love wearing wrist-warmers when I sit by the computer and write blog posts. My hands often gets really cold, and even with … Continue reading

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New A6 planner for the first quarter | Print your own today

Some of you might remember the DIY Planner that I designed many years ago, and that was all the rave at the time… I have since stopped using it, and when I found out about Traveler’s Notebooks, I just knew … Continue reading

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