Two of my biggest goals for our new life here in our little beach town were 1) to be more active and 2) to be more creative. The active part is going well. I've taken up running in addition to my other workouts, we do family bike rides, play at the beach, and the kids enjoy biking and skating on our … [Read more...] about Rethinking creativity
What do a couple of girls longing for (but oh-so-far-from) the beach do with themselves on a cold winter day? Make art -- and talk about the beach! I keep telling you, this creative stuff is reawakening a happier part of my brain and I like it. I don't want Kathryn to lose it like I did, and … [Read more...] about Valentine’s Art: mixed media fun
Two key things have helped pull me out of the funk of the past couple of difficult years: regular exercise and creative outlets. Both are important to my overall well-being, and I'd venture to say that's true for most of us. What's your "thing"? But how does that creativity come out? … [Read more...] about Creativity: What’s your “thing”?
“Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality.” ~ Beatrix Potter Over the years, my inborn creativity has been rubbed off and worn down from what it was when I was a child. Maybe I can't blame it all on my traditional education but I do lay rather big … [Read more...] about My new hobby: Art Journaling