Category Archives: Can’t help wondering . . . . .

I’m jumping back in the game,

right now, right here. I took a FULL year to let retirement sink into my bones, to think about what I wanted to do next. I wasn’t sure I wanted my art life to be public anymore, but a number … Continue reading

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When Will I See You Again?

I have a million ideas in my head. When I concentrate on a particular one, it flows out from my mind like a flag, waving and inviting me to create something out of it. Which made me think of the … Continue reading

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Paying Forward

We can see the world as a doomed place, bound for destruction and full of people who only consider the bottom line. However, if we allow it, we will also notice and experience the many acts of kindness that are … Continue reading

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Another Door

I saw this door, she said, and just knew that if I crossed the threshold, I would see something that would cause my whole life to change. What happened when you went in? he asked. Are you kidding? Her eyes … Continue reading

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A Longer View

What is inscribed in your heart? What wish or hope or dream that you dare not even whisper but which you sometimes admit you must have or you will surely die? Believe that feeling. Do not dismiss it as wishful … Continue reading

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An Appetite For Fish

I was told the story of Jonah when I was a child, and it terrified me. Jonah was running away (or trying to sail away) from what God wanted him to do. This was an exercise in futility, because God … Continue reading

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Staying Sane

So you have lots of ideas, way too many to ever complete. Overwhelming numbers, really, because what is the point of an idea if you can’t actually make it materialize? Perhaps, you can learn to just enjoy your ideas, like … Continue reading

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Lack of Empirical Evidence

I have always been fascinated by psychic phenomena. It simply makes sense to me that the hunches, intuitive flashes and insights that we all have (some more often than others) are due to making connections in ways that are beyond … Continue reading

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Lifeline

The next time you see someone do, say, or make something you appreciate, let them know. You may be under the impression that they have all the confidence in the world, but they may be deciding to call it quits … Continue reading

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The Big Picture

We can be so focused on looking for big things that we miss the significance of little ones. Everyone talks about seeing the big picture, but an overall view can only be gained by being aware of the components it … Continue reading

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