Caffeine for the Creative Mind: 250 Exercises to Wake Up Your Brain
Big thanks to Judy for the “A creative mind is rarely tidy!” mug that she gave to me. She knows me very well. Have a creative day!
“The breezes tasteOf apple peel.The air is fullOf smells to feel-Ripe fruit, old footballs,Burning brush,New books, erasers,Chalk, and such.The bee, his hive,Well-honeyed hum,And Mother cutsChrysanthemums.Like plates washed cleanWith suds, the daysAre polished withA morning haze.“ John Updike, SeptemberIt’s been a busy week, we had three rooms and the entrance way in our house painted, finished… Continue reading Polished with a morning haze
Thanks to Yvonne for posting this on Facebook this morning. Beautiful. Birds on the Wires from Jarbas Agnelli on Vimeo.
Just thought I’d share one of my favorite cooking sites. Her pictures and recipes inspire me to cook!
Learn young about hard work and manners – and you’ll be through the whole dirty mess and nicely dead again before you know it. F. Scott Fitzgerald
To anonymous, the recipe should and now does read two eggs. Sorry for the confusion! I would have emailed you but you didn’t leave me a way to find you.
It seems to me that the problem with diaries, and the reason that most of them are so boring, is that every day we vacillate between examining our hangnails and speculating on cosmic order. Ann Beattie, Picturing Will, 1989 Do you keep a journal or a diary? I used to when I was in grammar… Continue reading Journals and Diaries
“Did you ever stop to think, and forget to start again?” Winnie the Pooh I worked on creative writing for 8 hours so far this week! It helped that I had four days off in a row thanks to the Labor Day holiday weekend. I have gathered all of my poetry into one folder and… Continue reading Stopping to think…thoughts on titling a creative work
Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book.Edward Gibbon (1737 – 1794)