Behind the Masquerade Mask: Developing Creativity in the Dark

I believe there are times when we develop creativity in the dark. By this I mean, we give ourselves permission to hide while we explore our identities. During these shadowy times, we become like children sampling what calls to our hearts. A precious spontaneity sweeps over us, and we dare to do something never attempted before. …

The Chocolate Bark Company

Here's a delightful post by Kay Johnson that will tickle your taste buds: If you are going to be absent from your blog for a while, you really should have a good excuse. Can I just say one word in my defense? Chocolate As in…fully involved…grownup…chocolate. I’ve been working a temporary Christmas job at The Chocolate …

The Wonders of Travel by Monique Gascon

I am pleased and honored to feature Monique Gascon's amazing and inspirational post about her passion for traveling. Whether you are an avid travel enthusiast or an armchair traveler wanting to see more of the world, you will find this reflection fascinating: I often wonder what factors motivate a person to become a traveler.  Are …

The Pioneer Spirit of Creativity by Feature Writer Jeanne Peterson

Meet Jeanne Peterson, a pilot, a grandma, a home renovator, and a creative eclectic. I met Jeanne through exploring her intriguing blog http://flyinggma.com/. Jeanne kindly consented to writing a feature post to explain what creativity means to her. So sit back, relax, and enjoy “The Pioneer Spirit of Creativity” by following this link to my creativity …

How to Make a Masquerade Mask Part I

Do you want a fun project to do that expresses your identity exploration? Try making your own masquerade mask. This idea resulted from my most frequently visited post, Self Disclosure. Daily, people find my personal blog through searching for post about masquerade masks. Masks possess an appeal for some people. Perhaps their mysterious nature invites hiding parts …