Traditions are part of our lives whether we create new ones or adopt old ones. I attended Mount Holyoke College and though I transferred and graduated from Wesleyan University, I feel the closest ties to Mt. Holyoke. As more time passes, I’m convinced that some of the reasons for my attachment have to do with [...]Read more »
Posts tagged 'creativity'
Yesterday I returned from a lovely trip to Paris and Aix-en-Provence. Unfortunately, though I tried to use blogsy on my iPad, I wasn't quite able to figure it out to post from there. So, for today, a quick posting of a few photos from the trip that might spark something for you for prompt writing. [...]Read more »
Today, I'm happy to bring you a guest post from Mary Jo Thome, who is exploring other art avenues, and reflecting on what those ventures mean to her writing life. We've talked before about different ways writers can fill the well of creativity. A creative life needs rest, needs reflection and needs joy. I hope [...]Read more »
“To do two things at once is to do neither.” Publilius Syrus Last year, there was a lot of buzz on the web and the blogosphere about Nicholas Carr's book The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains. Lisa Rivero looked at the book indepth and I highly recommend her posts. Frank Bures [...]Read more »
It's a white Halloween here in Westhampton, MA where I'm visiting my family. Fifteen inches of snow fell overnight on Saturday – power's out all around us, but somehow, we got lucky up here on my sister's side of the mountain. Here's the view, so if it's warm and snow-free where you are, go ahead, [...]Read more »
Lisa Rivero has a terrific post up about a fall trip to the Big Apple, which helped me decide to share some of the fun things I did this weekend in the Miniapple, which is what Minneapolis is sometimes known as. And, while NYC, is often also called The City, Minneapolis and St. Paul are [...]Read more »