Posts tagged "inspiration"

Winter Gratitude Journal

Winter Gratitude Journal

I have kept a grat­i­tude jour­nal for the past sev­eral years now. The harder times get, the more I work at my prac­tice. It’s dif­fi­cult. Some days I have trou­ble doing it, but I keep try­ing. And I make it a point to find at least one event that hap­pens each day for which I...
Beautiful Beach Day

Beautiful Beach Day

We made our yearly pil­grim­age out to Bluff Point a few weeks ago in the hopes of see­ing the mon­archs on the sea­side gold­en­rod dur­ing their south­ern migra­tion rest stop. They can num­ber into the hun­dreds when they are pass­ing through town. The day we went was the only day we could go that week....
Life Is Amazing

Life Is Amazing

  As I am putting the fin­ish­ing touches on my wool and silk blend cardi­gan, I am dream­ing about what I will do next. There are six dif­fer­ent projects up for con­sid­er­a­tion. I took a short detour yes­ter­day after­noon try­ing to find a clo­sure solu­tion for a felted bag I want to list on Etsy,...
The Promise of Snow Drops

The Promise of Snow Drops

  One of my favorite quotes is an anony­mous one: “When the world wea­ries and ceases to sat­isfy, there is always the gar­den.” Nature pro­vides an unlim­ited source of inspi­ra­tion for me. Win­ter has its beauty just like every other sea­son. There is noth­ing like the hushed silence hov­er­ing over freshly fallen snow sparkling in...
Inspiration

Inspiration

My absolute favorite ani­ma­tion is this short called “The Pot­ter” cre­ated by Josh Bur­ton as his final senior the­sis project for Savan­nah Col­lege of Art and Design in 2005. It’s about how a mas­ter pot­ter brings his work to life and gen­tly guides his young appren­tice in learn­ing the craft. Ever since my hus­band dis­cov­ered “The...