I attended a small business seminar last week. One of the presenters began his workshop with two questions: what is you biggest challenge and what is your greatest aspiration? The most common answer to the first question was enough time. I have been thinking about that answer all week, accompanied by the old adage of … Continue reading Enough: Time
Here it is! An answer to the question I shared on October 9 of this year: What possesses me? I visited my son recently and discovered the answer in a piece of my own art, "Waiting for the Rain." When Joe first saw the piece, he studied it and then turned to me with the comment, … Continue reading What Possesses Me?
I like being in that place between work and play. It is not a blurry, ill-defined place for me. It is where my imagination is happy, and often, productive. I create games that make my work more playful. And I have a new one. It is called "I own it; I use it." It is less … Continue reading Using Stuff to Get to Enough
I am a morning person. I like waking up. My better mornings are when I remember to prepare the coffee and set the delay brew the night before. But with or without the smell of coffee, I like the moments between waking and leaving the snugly comfort of my rest. I think about those I … Continue reading Questions about Enough
This is the beginning of the 8th week of my full-time pursuit of studio work. I had envisioned merrily using the summer to produce so many of the things that my heart and hands had longed to make. What I have encountered is the need to edit. Already. The need feels premature and a bit … Continue reading Enough and Editing