Salads & life

How making a salad teaches me about making more interesting creations - and life.

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Preparing to create: Instrumental Music

I'm always on the hunt for good pieces of instrumental music, because I find it gives me creative space: I can be writing words and generally being creative, without someone else's lyrics breaking in with their thoughts.  The right music gives me a background and sense of pace.  So here's a new album for my …

Poetry of Resilience – Irina Ratushinskaya

Poetry can inspire by acknowledging a person, telling their story, celebrating their life's witness.  I just came across a poem by Luci Shaw, which tells us another poet/person's story, their persistence through harsh circumstances.  Encouraging.  Luci's poem begins with her introduction to Irina, in italics. Irina Ratushinskaya —Russian poet and physicist who was sentenced to …