Doing something every day

It would be an disservice to those things to wait until I am inspired to care for them. There is a notion of showing up, inspired or not.

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Writing Blog Posts

I've tried before to write regularly for a blog, and I can never keep it up because I get too shy, or I feel like it's too "off-topic" from my art and I want to be less complex for the internet.

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Reflections

I think about how I got here. Why I am here, doing this thing that I'm doing. Some of my reasons have shown themselves to be projections that I or someone else made upon me a long time ago. Some hold strong. Some just mean different things now than they did.

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Happy 2017

I woke up this morning, New Year’s Day, as though emerging from a fog. It’s fitting, right? After the symbolic death of illness, to emerge healthy, grateful, renewed? 

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Faking It Till I Make It

I am an artist, and I was even then. Art was what I had decided to pursue for a living, and I was working at it close to daily, regardless of how recently I had started or how good I was or if I had made a dime from it.

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When Complaints Overshadow Reality

So, often, I feel stuck indoors. Or just out on my porch. As someone who grew up in Utah, this is liable to get me down.  To get anyone down who loves the outdoors and doesn't get to travel frequently.

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What True Balance Looks Like

I had to let go of my attempt to control the uncontrollable and trust that my life would come back together, that we’d get back to the meat of the story after this unavoidable deviation.

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Living a Creative Life

Trying to figure out where to start is like being adrift in the ocean. But to recognize and trust in the value of my words feels like finding my place in the world. I believe in story, I believe we learn by it and have from our beginnings. Every culture has had their versions of the same stories, and we never tire of hearing them.  We never need to hear them any less.

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