My first day of grade 1, I came home crying because I hadn’t learned how to read yet. I was told grade 1 would be the year I could learn how to read a book by myself. Just imagine my surprise when I wasn’t an expert the first day. You know how I like to … Continue reading Beginnings
I was reading in ‘The Artist’s Way’ the section on Recovering a Sense of Possibility. Oddly enough, the author Julia Cameron talks about Solitude in this chapter – which was my blog topic last week. She also relays the importance of solitude for an artist, saying ‘without this period of recharging, our artist becomes depleted.’ … Continue reading Possibility
“Without great solitude no serious work is possible.” - Picasso. I really connect with this quote because of how I work. I very much like my quiet time. I have stressed in the past and feel guilty if I take some quiet thinking time, as I felt like it meant I wasn’t doing something ‘productive’ … Continue reading Solitude
Having various experience is life enriching. From ‘The Artist’s Way’: “All the arts we practice are apprenticeship. The big art is our life.” This doesn’t necessarily have to be an ‘art’ but anything you are passionate, excited or curious about. They can all be considered apprenticeship. They don’t have to shape your life – but … Continue reading Apprenticeship
My 20th Blog post! Already! When I started, I hadn’t realized 20 blog posts would happen so quickly. This has been every week since March. I have added this weekly activity to my routine. I have enjoyed writing about something every week and managed to keep up with the regular scheduled Instagram posts as well … Continue reading Twenty!