How my cats taught me that some parts of our personalities never change.
There are two kinds of change: the change we resist, and the change we long for. When it comes to the changes I am eager for (losing weight, finishing a quilt that's taken me months of work, re-organizing my studio), I want instant results. I want to be done yesterday. Instant changes are rare. Even... Continue Reading →
There's a common saying amongst people who promote focusing on the positive. It comes in many forms, but this is what it usually distills down to: Everything you don't like about yourself and your life can be changed. Every time I read this, I grind my teeth. It's a lovely idea, but it is not... Continue Reading →
I'm not sure which this quote says more about: holidays (I think he's referring to vacations) or art. Both are engaged for entertainment and for novelty. We go looking for something out of the ordinary, different from the routine of our everyday lives. We hope to be surprised, even amazed, and to come back from... Continue Reading →