Tag Archives: creativity

Findings–Jan. 22, 2016

TGIF. We were short staffed this week in the library due to illnesses, and I felt like I was being pulled in a hundred directions. But, it’s finally over, and I’m home and we’ve got no plans for tomorrow, which … Continue reading

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Weekend Reading–1/16/16

My husband and I finally saw Star Wars: The Force Awakens this afternoon. The movie was even better than I expected. I was afraid to get my hopes up too high, but I really enjoyed the film. I’m so glad … Continue reading

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Weekend Reading–12/12/15

Next week is the finals week at the university where I work, and this past week the library was packed with students finishing papers and projects for their classes. I’m exhausted, but this week I have a lot of fun … Continue reading

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Crafty Books Read in 2013

I read a fair number of art and craft books every year. Some I read for inspiration, others for information or continuing education. This past year was no exception. In no particular order, here are some of the crafty books … Continue reading

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What is Your Pencil?

What is your pencil? What is the one tool that feeds your creativity and is so essential that without it you feel naked and unprepared? –Twyla Tharp, The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life I just finished … Continue reading

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5 Ways I am Blogging “Wrong” and Why It Doesn’t Matter

According to so-called blogging and marketing experts, I am doing at least 5 things wrong on this blog: I haven’t created a custom blog header. I haven’t created an About Me page. I haven’t added a blog roll. I haven’t … Continue reading

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Lynda Barry on Collage

Sometimes when we are stumped by a problem, making a collage can help by giving us another place to sort things out. Sometimes just gluing things down in an unplanned way can keep the mind open long enough for new … Continue reading

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