Creative Impulses

All the arts we practice are apprenticeship. The big art is our life.

Art, poetry, music inspire me profoundly.  I learn, I express, I engage, I wonder, I experience, I create, I design….

Linda Naiman, who i met fifteen years ago has been a wonderful inspiration.  http://www.creativityatwork.com

Seeing Patterns…

Seeing Patterns…

i often notice patterns.  Today, walking the beach in Newport Oregon, I noticed both the big and the small, the near and the far - depending on where I was looking - my perspective.  As it is with life in all it's forms, sometimes we see the interconnections at a...

Beachglass…..on the edge

Beachglass…..on the edge

I live here, 4 blocks from this beach on Dallas Road and so I am reminded daily of living on the edge [at many levels].   And I've been thinking about edges in many contexts...and how I 'walk' along the edge.  Here are some musings: I often make a choice to go to the...

At the Edge of Inside

At the Edge of Inside

The New York Times opinion page, AT THE EDGE OF INSIDE, by David Brooks, in June 2016, resonates so profoundly with me.  I live at the edge!  I'm involved and part of a number of organizations and initiatives, but I'm not often at the core.  And it's a unique...

Back to the World

Back to the World

It's Spring, a time for reawakening, the return of colour, growth and beginnings.  I'm launching this website as my expression of coming 'back to the world'. My 'world' is, a hub of relationship and connection, grounded in collaboration, dialogue and service.  In the...