Leaning into Seclusion

I plucked flowers from my garden, this month of January, and formed a bouquet with the blooms. Warm temperatures had fooled the foliage into blossoming although the plants should have shut down for the winter. What delight the bouquet brought to a few family members who graced our backyard for outside visits. What delight the …

Learning to be ok with Not Good enough

I'm convinced us creatives tend to be highly critical of our craft, and an obsession with "it's got to be perfect" prevents us from taking artistic risks. Although I wonder whether perfectionism is the enemy of every creative or just me, I highly suspect I'm not alone when it comes to wanting a perfect painting or …