A Vision for 2019

And How My Paths Are Converging This Year! Part 1 - Returning to School Is A Little Scary! As many of you already know, I'm returning to school to get my teaching permit in Art Education and it's been a very long time since I was in university last. Much seems to have changed in … Continue reading A Vision for 2019

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Have You Figured Out Your Q-Factor?

Why do I love having my mindset shaken? In his awesome article: "What can we learn from people who succeed later in life?" , researcher , Albert-László Barabási, shook the dust of a personal conundrum: How do I figure out why I've not had wild success in my recent business ventures? I didn't clearly identify my reason … Continue reading Have You Figured Out Your Q-Factor?

Tough Decisions Ahead

Thank You For Being There For Me Over the last weeks I've been debating several directions to take, one of them has to do with how to stay connected to my blog followers. I've been on an unbroken posting streak of over 550 days and my blog has been growing in popularity daily. I am … Continue reading Tough Decisions Ahead

Knowing When To Really Listen and To Whom

This process is ever going and growingSome six hundred odd days ago I wrote a little reflection about listening to myself. I didn't realize it at the time that I might be feeling that I hadn't progress nearly two years later on my journey. Well, I do feel that way often. I WAS actually a … Continue reading Knowing When To Really Listen and To Whom

The Sad Old Dresser Transformation – Part 2

Never Judge A Book By It's Cover, or something like that! As expected, the main cabinet is veneered panels. There seems to be pine and cedar in the construction. The whole thing, once sanded smelled like a cedar closet. Amazing. The drawers were beautifully jointed and in great condition, despite the weird stains and burns … Continue reading The Sad Old Dresser Transformation – Part 2

Connecting With “NOW” Feelings

Regret is a sign of disconnect with yourself Ok, so this quote has got me all in a bother and confusion, sort of. The bother is that when I think about the times I've felt bad & regretful about any point in my past, it was always about how discontent I was with my present … Continue reading Connecting With “NOW” Feelings

Now, Is All There Is.

It's Starting To Sink In Almost thirty years ago I read The Way of The Bull by Leo Buscaglia and started considering the concept of Carpe Diem as part of an endless wish-list. Only, how to implement it when there are so many life-obstacles possible? Well, I didn't get the concept back then, so I … Continue reading Now, Is All There Is.

The Cool Lines Commode Transformation – Part 1

Rescued From The Dump To Blow Up My Imagination The son of the original owner showed me this old piece he was getting ready to toss and asked me what i thought of it. "Funky" was my first impression. Needs lots of love and I'm just the guy to love it, was my second thought, … Continue reading The Cool Lines Commode Transformation – Part 1

Happiness No Matter What!

There's a snippet of a Robert Frost poem spoken in the movie, Dead Poets Society that rushed into my mind and I was sure I'd misquote it. so I found it for you. This quote and the repeated teachings of Abraham-Hicks are about making a choice to be happy. Happiness is the key to everything. … Continue reading Happiness No Matter What!

I Found An Irrefutable Affirmation

"Where I am is constantly changing to something better. It's fun to know that things are always working out for me, and I see evidence of that everyday. I'm always accommodated." by Abraham Hicks I've been working with The Artist Way by Julia Cameron and doing an exercise that asks me to write a affirmation … Continue reading I Found An Irrefutable Affirmation