Photo Challenge

Part of the reality of The Life Creative is that the other parts of our lives get in the way. I'll talk some more about that in the future. In the meantime, I took advantage of a day off and set out with my camera. I don't get as many photo days as I'd like,... Continue Reading →

Releasing My Father

(I believe creativity is a journey of self-discovery. Some discoveries are wonderful, some are painful. This is part of my personal journey.) This is the hardest piece I’ve ever tried to write. It’s personal, it’s painful, and a little embarrassing. But I believe that I need to do it. A little background first. A couple... Continue Reading →

Cooking My Way Out

Quarantine Survival Post #1 I have been going back and forth on whether the world needs another post on “What I Did On My Worldwide Pandemic”. As you can tell from the fact that you’re reading this, I decided “Why the heck not?” Maybe some small part of my journey will help someone with theirs.... Continue Reading →

Resolved, for 2020…

My history with “New Year’s Resolutions” is spotty, at best. I know I’m not alone in that. Libraries could be filled with stories of resolutions made that fade away, or worse, crash in tears and ruin. Three years ago, I made a list of resolutions. It was an awesome challenge, eight or nine objectives for... Continue Reading →

A Brief Pause

There has been a lot of things going on in my life over the last several months.  My backlog of posts has carried me along, but it's time to take a moment.  This blog will be quiet for the rest of the month of July.  The good news is that it won't go completely dark... Continue Reading →

On Books – For The Love Of Nines

Lists are coming! Starting soon I will do some posts that are lists of books or authors or whatever topic pops into my labyrinthine mind. (Hmm, maybe a list of big words I use unnecessarily 🙂 ). You will notice my lists are not the traditional “Top 10”. With very few exceptions, they are lists of three or... Continue Reading →

Please Vote!

For years I have said the same thing on Election Day, I don't care who you vote for, just go vote.  We may not agree on anything politically, but I still want you to vote.  I'm also a member of the "Don't Vote = Don't Gripe" party.  Be part of the process as we try... Continue Reading →

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