Archive for the 'Creativity' Category

Spiral Crazy

Friday, February 3, 2012
Pink rose

Updating my portfolios means wading through thousands of photos on hard drives, but while I was searching, I started to notice a lot of spiral images in my collection.  Okay, I admit I have an obsession with spirals.  They’re all over my house, too numerous to count:  on my dishes, flatware, mirrors, jewelry, artwork.  I […]

Focus and Flow

Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Water Drip

How do we get “in the zone”?  It seems like it would be simple.  Watch any kid engaged in an activity they love and they lose all track of time, neglecting to hear any calls for dinner… My daughter has a Perplexus.  It is a 3-D maze locked in a sphere, with a hundred levels […]

Beach Sunset

2011 has been a year of learning and growth.  It was somewhat of a catalytic year, a precursor to what I intend to accomplish in 2012, and this is what I’ve learned: 1.  Getting rid of clutter gives you clarity.  This has been a big clean-up year for me -physically, mentally, emotionally. Toxicity is a […]

Spring Melt

Thursday, April 8, 2010

We have a puddle (a lake really) at the bottom of our steep Rocky Mountain driveway that fills with water (or ice) and mud this time of year. One morning in March, the puddle transformed into a beautiful spiral pattern that I had never seen before. I grabbed the camera and captured the patterns in […]

Capturing Imperfection

Thursday, March 11, 2010

I almost titled this “Capturing Perfection” but I think “Imperfection” is so much more appropriate. I had a moment a few weeks ago when I saw perfect ice crystals falling from the sky, the kind of snowflakes that kids always try to replicate with paper cut-outs. These particular snowflakes were incredibly detailed, asymmetrical, and, well, […]

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