August 5, 2012

Seek only the truth

There is no denying that the artist is someone who is full of questions, who cries them out in great angst who discovers rainbow answers in […]
July 29, 2012

Stumbling on Happiness

One cannot divine nor forecast the conditions that will make happiness; one only stumbles upon them by chance, in a lucky hour, at the world’s end […]
July 22, 2012

Live your Life, Live your Life, Live your Life.

I first read The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath during my junior year abroad in Paris, in the days before email and internet, when I would […]
July 15, 2012

Chop wood, carry water

When I arrived home after interviewing for my job as Assistant Professor of Art at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, Doug presented me with an […]
July 8, 2012

Each of us is the maker of our own happiness

Každý je sám svojho šťastia kováč, a phrase my Grandma Thomas used to say. I come from a line of strong Slovak women. I adored my […]
July 7, 2012

Gold Stars, the Restlessness update

I love gold stars or any kind of little reward for my efforts. Mostly, these are private rewards, little things I earn alone. I’ve been earning a […]