Sometimes a book inspires me to action Wisdom as prompted by Illustration Friday‘s weekly art challenge. This challenge got me thinking about those books that I read that inspired me to fill my fridge with enough produce to make a five-pound bowl of parsley salad. Or buy running shoes. Or a tent. Or art supplies. Or the sequel to the book. Or follow the author or illustrator on every social media platform (it’s not stalking if they put the icons… Read more »

Since we got home from our Pacific Northwest vacation last month, I’ve basically been busy in a “middle place”. There’s been some pulling books out of the brain writing. Saw this artwork – Allocation of Memory by Malia Landis – in a Eureka, California bookstore. But there’s been more working at the library and house stuff. Did I mention we’ve started the process to downsize from the big house we’ve lived in for 20 years to a smaller one? #emptynestchanges… Read more »

According to a recent article at Time.com, the number one thing that holds people back from success is… *half-hearted drumroll* ATTITUDE. *sigh* I SO get this. There are days I know I need to rally. I want to rally. But then you know, you’re tired. Anyone else up for being carried around? Or distracted. Somewhere else. I’m sure you’ve seen this before. Or felt this: You’re frustrated. You’ve lost your focus. You need an attitude metamorphosis. So get ready.  Here’s… Read more »