Making It Through Creative Limbo

January is here and I am baffled. Where is the excitement I usually feel? I like to spend January getting excited about what's next. I had planned on returning to my novel. Thanks to NaNoWriMo, I had developed a strong daily writing habit. My re-write of Rapunzel was going to rocket forward. Then my husband... Continue Reading →

Patiently Teaching Ducks To Swim

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 →

Patience as Action

In case you are wondering, I'm still sick. It's day 16 of this virus and I am ready to be well again. While I've been gradually getting better, last night my throat pain flared back up and I was afraid I was headed for a major relapse. This morning I am tired, but not in... Continue Reading →

There Is No Hurry. (Right?)

I've been sick for a week now and am getting better oh-so-slowly. It's an opportunity to work on being patient with myself and my body, but lessons in patience are my least favorite kind. This lesson has included changing my expectations in big ways, from skipping a chance to see Chihuly Nights at the Denver Botanical... Continue Reading →

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