Tuesday whimsy

Tuesday whimsy

I have passed this wrapped telephone pole many times and only today did I notice the small door at the bottom! Here’s a close-up view… Whoever made this door has taken a very different approach from the door at the cement block. The color-block...
Poetry Friday Fave

Poetry Friday Fave

Happy Aloha Friday! And Happy Poetry Friday! I’m going to keep this post short and sweet. All around the internet people are sharing poetry–poems they’ve written or poems written by others (with proper credits, of course). A good explanation for...
The art of simplification

The art of simplification

It’s the sixth day of my daily-post-for-a-week challenge so here are six of my favorite quotes on simplifying your life and work. (Above photo: A cover from one of my sketchbooks–I started carving with an exacto blade.)   The ability to simplify means...
It’s a comical world

It’s a comical world

Now that it’s day four of my daily-post-for-a-week challenge… Did you know that comics can be found anywhere besides comic books and newspapers? I learned this thanks to the CA College of the Arts online class I’m taking through Kadenze....
A writer’s advice (and book): Take Joy

A writer’s advice (and book): Take Joy

I’ve owned the book Take Joy by renowned author Jane Yolen since 2014 but I’ve not read it cover to cover. Instead, I’ve skipped around the book, soaking up stories and writerly wisdoms from its pages in a manner similar to sopping up olive oil with...