December 21, 2016

Your true calling

Today is one of my favorite days of the year, the first day of winter and the daily step towards more and more light as we […]
December 20, 2016

Designing as a way of life

At MCLA where I teach, a cohort of us have immersed ourselves into incorporating Design Thinking into our courses. For artists and designers, this process comes […]
December 19, 2016

Present moment, wonderful moment

Many years ago, someone suggested I look at the writings of Thich Nhat Hanh, in particular his book Present Moment, Wonderful Moment. Born in Hue, Vietnam, Thich […]
December 18, 2016

For the love of paper

Every Sunday papermaker Helen Hiebert writes a weekly blog post highlighting some of her paper finds from all over the world, called The Sunday Paper. She […]
December 17, 2016

Let’s have a peace race

Everyday requires a renewed commitment to reframe negativity in the world and in my mind. I struggle to figure out how I can contribute and make more of […]
December 16, 2016


I keep a file of poems that inspire me, are well written and models for my own writing. Today’s poem is by someone unknown to me, […]