A number of years back I heard the philosopher James Elkins speak. He described himself as a failed painter and, at the time, I thought this was a strange way to see ones self-in terms of failure. He was speaking on his work The Domain of Images, and this failure was a lead in to […]
OK, so maybe I didn’t sit around in my underpants all day…at least not everyday…not too much anyway. Self censorship can take a couple of different forms. It can be that crippling self doubt kind of censorship that keeps you from voicing the ideas bubbling away in your gut, desperately wanting to get out. In […]
This was the view from my little window today! The field was white with frost and the leaves bright with fall glory (or gone but we won’t point that out). I am under the weather but loving the weather-whether or not…ok, I won’t go down that path. I think my judgement is clouded from whatever […]
Secretly, I have always wanted a tattoo and it would be one of two things, a – or an &. I also know where I would put it-on my ankle because when I look down it would remind me to look up and think of what comes next. I am participating in a writing challenge […]
This is what is inspiring me today…and moving me to live the ask!