A Year of Listening: Week 22

The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them. -- Albert Einstein My third year of full-time self-employment begins this week. I have a good week of work ahead of me: a summer shawl, a painted wrap and an apron to finish, next steps … Continue reading A Year of Listening: Week 22

Will this work?

This is the non-glamorous side of my art studio. My son and I taped off a 10' square on the driveway, set up five pieces of display furniture, and moved them around. We tossed questions between us. What are you putting on this? Do you want this painted? Can you get behind this? Will people … Continue reading Will this work?

Bunny business

Fibergig, our Etsy shop, invites conversation about our products. This week Sarah admired a linen pillow, but it didn't match her needs. "I want it to be easy to wash and larger, perhaps a square." I agreed to play within those parameters and present several possibilities. The original pillow is in the lower right of … Continue reading Bunny business

A Year of Listening: to What?

This is my year of listening. On Mondays I post a quotation from my collection, words that resonated the first time I heard them, and which continue to resonate. That is a plan for listening which I share with others. I also have personal listening that is about discovery. What am I hearing? I started … Continue reading A Year of Listening: to What?

Questions about 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