Category Archives: Inspirations

Boom. Inspiration.

I was walking to dinner last night when it happened. The fragments of ideas from all the corners of my brain found their rallying point and surged into place. And I knew. Boom. Magic. I love it when inspiration shows up. Who … Continue reading

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Inspired by a New York City Street Musician to Live from the Heart

We heard his drums on the Literary Walk in Central Park last week. They were strong and soulful, seducing attention in a city filled with noise and attention-seekers. He smiled as he played, even before we dropped a dollar in … Continue reading

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Who Says?

I’m not ashamed to admit it: I love this song. I sing it to my daughter at least once a day. You’ve got every right To a beautiful life I try to remember to sing it to myself once in … Continue reading

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The Determination to Tell a Story

I was introduced to Jane Devin by Deb. We were discussing business on the phone one day and she mentioned that another blog had recently finished her own year-long tour of the United States, only she’d done it alone and … Continue reading

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Savannah Artist Proves There’s No Such Thing as Too Late or Too Old

I met Bill Rousseau at the City Market Art Center. My family was walking through the studio galleries, marveling at the talent and weeping at the beauty we couldn’t bring home. Some of us wept inwardly while some of us, … Continue reading

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3 Things We Should Learn from the Honey Badger

Jared and I have recently begun referring to my daughter Emma as a honey badger. We mean it mostly as a compliment, although one only understood by YouTube or Wild Kratts fans. Fortunately, Emma is well-versed in the abilities of … Continue reading

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Shine Away

From Vikki in a comment on this blog: “Isn’t it time you got over how fragile you are? We’re all waiting, waiting for your supernova, because that’s who you are and you’ve only begun to shine. This song always reminds me to … Continue reading

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It’s Okay Not To Be Okay

“It’s okay not to be okay” – Jessie J, Who You Are Sometimes happiness is hard. It’s ironic, I know. Shouldn’t happiness be easy? It can be. But I don’t believe we can remain happy without dealing with seasons of … Continue reading

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On Not Making Money From Your Passions

There is a lot that can be said about learning how to turn your passion into an income stream. But there is also something to be said for doing something just because you enjoy it. Even if there’s no money … Continue reading

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Perfect

You’re so mean When you talk About yourself, you were wrong Change the voices in your head Whenever I hear those lyrics, I think about my mother. She’s constantly telling me not to say mean things about her daughter. And … Continue reading

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