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(Finally) Acknowledging the Artist

A few weeks ago, I discovered a most inspiring, insightful, impactful podcast called A Beautiful Anarchy. It's for creatives but I believe that the wisdom of the author, photographer David duChemin, would apply to anyone who does or wants to do anything they consider important. This podcast cuts straight to the nitty-gritty of the struggle … Continue reading (Finally) Acknowledging the Artist

Life on the Outside

Life on the Outside: Getting Back to Normal When You Never Really Were

I bet I'm not the only one. "Normal" is coming back. Here's the problem: I never was "normal"; I never liked "normal"; I was never able to pull off "normal". I haven't missed it, although the way, many ways, it went missing made me angry and distraught. Returning to it is akin to a death … Continue reading Life on the Outside: Getting Back to Normal When You Never Really Were

Reflection

Are Personal Bloggers “Whining”?

While I've been seeking out all manner of information about blogging since creating Proof of My Existence, I came across an article discussing whether or not a blogger needs a niche, which I do not have and I doubt I'll ever have.  The author said, "You definitely need a niche.  And remember, nobody wants to … Continue reading Are Personal Bloggers “Whining”?

First Sharing of Art

Anna C. Pishko, artist and art blogger of DrawingThrough.com recently mentioned, very nicely, that she’d like to see a snippet of my fledgling art therapy journal which I wrote about here: https://wp.me/p9aCpH-3re. I just can’t bring myself to do that because, so far, it’s pretty personal. I hadn’t envisioned myself sharing it. However, having gone … Continue reading First Sharing of Art

Spring Blossoming

Re-Discovering My Neighborhood

I'm ashamed to say that, as the years have rolled by, I haven't taken the time to walk around my neighborhood.  Sure, I'm out and about all the time but always in the car to my way out of the neighborhood. One reason is that life simply goes by a lot faster than we think … Continue reading Re-Discovering My Neighborhood