what to do when all the pegs are square and the holes round

“Arrange whatever pieces come your way.” ~ Virginia Woolf I have long loved this quote and have in many ways modeled my life on it. Even my artwork, primarily digital collage, is a literal arrangement of pieces. I had it included in my online bio at one point and may[Read more]

you can lead a horse to water but it ain’t over till the fat lady sings

Excuse me? Am I suffering from a case of bad mixed metaphors? No, not really, although they do make a nice distraction. It is more a case of lethargy, isolation, and who stole my mojo? It has been not quite one month since my spinal fusion surgery, and I have[Read more]

choosing to be – or – staring down failure with an ace in my back pocket

This post originally ran in May 2011. If you haven’t noticed, I am a Seth Godin fan, and again I will refer to him. Seth writes a lot about failure and why it’s good because it means we are trying things, we are “poking the box.” I agree, but it[Read more]