I find winter to be the hardest creative season. The world is colorless and my energy depleted. There is no mad flush of spring, no incessant heat of summer, no urgency of autumn. Time feels monotonous, endless. Until it does end and I’m left feeling as though I’ve squandered it all.[Read more…] about Overlooked
My superpower is making people cry.
It’s true – it happened again just yesterday. I have a knack, I guess. I can take a flat sheet of metal and move people to tears. Real tears. Lump in your throat, emotional overwhelm tears. Even I’m overwhelmed sometimes.[Read more…] about Superpower
J Patrick Rigney is the kind of guy I might never have crossed paths with in real life. But because 2020 isn’t real life (I can only imagine it’s some sort of lucid dystopian dream I wake up from eventually), we did cross paths – and I’m ever grateful.
When I first met Patrick, I didn’t know much about him. I quickly learned that he has a love for life that is palpable. He exudes enthusiasm. He lives in the moment. He uses exclamation points! He is a genuine, kind, deep thinker who wants to make the world a better place.[Read more…] about Creative People: J Patrick Rigney
Today’s Creative People interview is near and dear to me. When I moved to the country a handful of years ago, I left behind the vibrant arts community I’d been a part of for over a decade. While my new community is filled with plenty of wonderful people, artists are few and far between. When I met Chris Rhodes, I secretly cheered.[Read more…] about Creative People: Chris Rhodes