This year, winter seems to be hanging on with a very tight grip. I have been dreaming about my garden for months now, using Pinterest to collect ideas. In preparation for Spring's embrace, I have started some seeds indoors, using my newly erected grow station. I am not very good at this - so hopefully... Continue Reading →
In the spirit of focus and simplification, I want to reduce the distractions, clutter and "noise" in my life. First stop? Email. I have several email addresses. When I created each one, I vowed to keep each clean and uncluttered and have failed horribly! I am spending some time over the weekend cleaning them out,... Continue Reading →
In a recent post by Chris Brogan, he encourages us to choose three words to guide our direction for the coming year, rather than develop lengthy resolutions or checklists. These three words need to summarize and represent a core desired feeling, and are an inner guide for decisions on how to invest time, money, and... Continue Reading →
With only a few hours left in 2013, I figure it's a good idea to take some time to reflect on my journey and to make some decisions around where to apply my focus in 2014. In this age of distraction it's really for me to lose my way and not make progress in areas... Continue Reading →
Mary Granville Delany (1700-1788) bloomed in her 70s, when she found her life’s passion, creating almost 1000 life-size, three-dimensional, scientifically-correct botanical prints now held by the British Museum. She is considered the first mixed media collage artist because she used paint, paper, and parts of flowers. I am inspired.
I recently finished reading the book "Focus" by Leo Babauta - probably one of the best books I have read on productivity in a long while. Minus any magic ideas or approaches - he describes simple approaches to productivity, and accomplishing great things.I have many things I want to accomplish over the next few months and... Continue Reading →
Thank you for: Great haircuts. Mountains. Kind people. Coffee. Crisp mornings. Possibilities.