An Artist’s Vision

There’s a certain expression an artist gets on their face when inspiration strikes, isn’t there? It’s a somewhat faraway look and the beginnings of a smile, imagining the magic touch they’ll put on their next project. And when we experience art within the confines of our lives, we get such different vibes from each artist, … Continue reading An Artist’s Vision

Journal Session: On the Cusp

It's been building up for a few months now. This dormancy I've experienced since the autumn of 2017 has been lifting. I've gone from smatterings of writing in my notebook here and there to writing several times per week again, and it's trickled into a daily session over the last couple weeks. In 2019, I … Continue reading Journal Session: On the Cusp

My Goals for 2020

Goals, resolutions, intentions. These days are so saturated with all sorts of synonyms for one thing: making ourselves better. The turn of the year is a great time to reflect on the last 365 days and refocus on what matters to us most. I know some people aren't a fan of this sort of thing, … Continue reading My Goals for 2020

Embrace the Rejected

Nowadays, it's so easy to criticize. It's simple to dish out critiques online or even to look in the mirror and tear ourselves apart. Trends are so easily established and shared that it's glaringly obvious when we aren't participating in them, and social media has implemented this heightened mob mentality that sways our opinions before … Continue reading Embrace the Rejected

It's All Been Done Before

There are so many cop-outs we can use when we're avoiding something. There's not enough time. It's too hard. I don't have any good ideas. It's simpler to keep on doing the same. I'm too busy. No one cares. It's all been done before. This is the one that seamlessly waits in the wings of … Continue reading It's All Been Done Before