Category Archives: inspiration wednesday

Selling Story

I’ve been working with a colleague on last year’s Annual Report for 4Culture, the arts, heritage and preservation agency I work for in King County. The challenge is to deliver the facts and figures that are the very reason for … Continue reading

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february

February is a curious month. It has Valentine’s Day, the first tulips and the long President’s Day weekend in the course of its days, so in addition to not being January it seems as if there is much to recommend … Continue reading

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winter talk

I’m not having enough fun. I started the year with reflection and resolution, having made it through the holidays intact and if not refreshed, then at least rested. I engaged with my new job duties right off the bat, worked … Continue reading

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storytelling brain

Jason Gots posted a brilliant essay and video this week on his blog big think. Cognitive neuroscientist Michael Gazzaniga talks about how the mind creates coherence through narrative, seeking to bring all of the experience and sensory input into a truth … Continue reading

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Poetry in December

I used to print a letterpress card and send it every year, usually with a poem I admired or that expressed something I was experiencing or thinking about. Truthfully, this was just an excuse to read poetry as the days … Continue reading

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Thankspiration

It’s a mashup of thankfulness, people, a Thanksgiving shout out to some of the blogs that sustain me and to the people who write them. Over the past year I’ve winnowed my blog-following down to those that offer me essential … Continue reading

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murmuration inspiration

I keep coming back to this video for its sense of wonder. What’s not to love?

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