Archive for January, 2010

The Creative Habit

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Is creativity an elusive object? Is it innate? Must artists wait for their personal muse to bestow them with some type of magic? Personally, I don’t think so. Having read Twyla Tharp‘s wonderful book “The Creative Habit,” I know that creativity is something that must be learned and nurtured through discipline and habit. No matter […]

Helping Haiti

Friday, January 15, 2010

Photo by Matthew Marek/American Red Cross I personally have not been to Haiti, but my heart goes out to the people there. Below is an article by Nicholas Kristof (New York Times) about the situation there and some links to organizations that I think would be worth donating to: How Generous Are We to Haiti? […]

Polar Plunge videos

Monday, January 11, 2010

Here are the links to the Polar Plunge videos: Part 1 with open: Part 2:

Taking the Plunge!

Thursday, January 7, 2010

“Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down.” –Ray Bradbury What? Jump into a hole cut out of the middle of a frozen lake? Crazy? Maybe…but that’s what more than 200 people, from age 7 to 78, did at Evergreen Lake on New Year’s Day, raising money […]