Jan 3, 2015
A brand new year! What are you going to do with it? Are you going to keep it all shiny and pristine, or use it up – wring every last drop of goodness from it before that ball drops on Times Square in 2016? I vote we do that. It’s not as if 2015 can be recycled and reused or re-sold as “gently used” if we keep it in a box on the shelf. No one’s going to want the darned thing,...
Dec 31, 2014
There can be only one: The Non-Negotiable, 100% Committed, Do or Die Trying Goal for 2015. All other goals served up on the Smorgasbord of Aspirational Inclinations.
Jul 9, 2014
I met Todd Kruse through work, many years ago. Until recently, I did not know that Kruse was a remarkably talented artist who might convert me into a fan of contemporary abstract art. I recently had the opportunity to ask him a few questions. “What inspired you to start painting?” “I would have to say that the seed was planted by my Grandpa Kruse,” Todd said. “When I was...
Apr 9, 2014
HoneLife, if you haven’t yet discovered it for yourself, is a unique, “topic-centered platform” where members are given just one word, each week, and encouraged to share their creative perspective on it. Their goal is to inspire and enable members to “develop a deeper connection to reality, to the world, and to their unique self.” To that end, the sharing is simple and...
Jan 18, 2014
Which is Worth More: 1000 Words or a Picture? Why choose? As the commercial says, “Isn’t and better? I like and better.” This is a photo and blogging challenge that began in 2013. Let’s try to keep it going in 2014 – and the more, the merrier! If a picture is worth 1000 words, how much more is a picture and 1000 words worth? There are prompts – prompts that may be very...