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More on Creativity

Ever since I met Kate Chadbourne we’ve been talking about the creative process & recently on the phone she said three things that I couldn’t wait to share with all of you. We’re all constantly saying many of the same things … Continue reading

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Go To Your Studio & Make Stuff

There’s every reason on earth to enjoy the creative things you enjoy as often as you choose to. We see ourselves in definitive ways & at various times or ages in our lives we allow ourselves to have & be … Continue reading

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Keepin’ On

It’s so much fun to have a new project or song or idea in my head. My brain desires to be captivated & chewing on something delicious as often as possible. As an Artist it’s important for me to have … Continue reading

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Remember This

YOU CAN

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The purpose of work

We have been taught that we need to work for a living. And that we keep the things we love to do as our hobbies. Has it ever struck you that this is distorted and weird? Have you ever wondered … Continue reading

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You go forth from time to time, place to place, open & eager for all you can feast upon, dancing with words to have the resources to peal through for things to sing, songs to write, thoughts to share.

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Changing Your Perspective

We’re asking you to trust in the Well-being. In optimism there is magic. In pessimism there is nothing. In positive expectation there is thrill and success. In pessimism or awareness of what is not wanted, there is nothing. What you’re … Continue reading

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Making the Most of a Spark (excerpt)

“Essentially, I want good company in my creative life, and I want to provide that to my fellow creators. I want to help other people love their work so that they keep going and give it the very best attention … Continue reading

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Why Music Matters

L Pass ~ my favorite bits from Why Music Matters Karl Paulnack, Director, Music Division The Boston Conservatory   Given what we have since learned about life in the Nazi camps, why would anyone in his right mind waste time and … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Gilbert ~ Swallow The Sun

Elizabeth Gilbert is a superb author who’s voice & spirit I deeply enjoy. She has the intelligence, humor & playfulness combination that seriously tickles me. Here she talks about all of us & the creativity we use & the courage … Continue reading

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Creative life

Once you get a feel for being submerged in music & in your self created life nothing compares. It’s always getting better & hard to go back.

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