Travel changes a person

Travel changes a person

At a seminar I recently attended, each new speaker introduced themselves by way of what they called PechaKucha. Since the organization had so many unique words of their own creation, I assumed this was an invented practice. But, it turns

What qualifies a creative genius?

What qualifies a creative genius?

I’m not an expert in architecture. I’ve visited a few churches in my life, but I’m not devoted to studying that type of building, or any others for that matter. So maybe I am missing a bunch of creative structures

Why do people stare when I knit in public?

Why do people stare when I knit in public?

“It is creative apperception more than anything else that makes the individual feel that life is worth living.”   -D.W. Winnicott, psychoanalyst, pediatrician and creativity expert Some people might think it is a bit strange to have packed knitting needles

Everyday life, away from home for a year, with teens

Everyday life, away from home for a year, with teens

I have to admit, it has been tough to establish a daily routine, which works equally well for the 4 of us. All the planning in the world, ahead of time, will not prepare you for what it is really