All Creativity is Magic

“To me, all creativity is magic. Ideas start out in the empty void of your head – and they end up as a material thing, like a book you can hold in your hand. That is the magical process. It’s an alchemical thing. Yes, we do get the gold out of it but that’s notContinue reading “All Creativity is Magic”

What are we Waiting For?

Tomorrow is the first Sunday of Advent. I did not grow up in a tradition that observed advent, but I did later attend churches that did. Advent is a time of expectant waiting for the birth of Jesus. It may be seen as a time of preparation, repentance and fasting. Candles are lit each weekContinue reading “What are we Waiting For?”

The Annual Thanksgiving Flash Mob

It has been tradition for me to post a video (usually a flash mob) on the Wednesday before American Thanksgiving. Over the years these have usually been light and entertaining to give people a break from holiday preparations. This year I have chosen a flash mob performing a song that has become an anthem ofContinue reading “The Annual Thanksgiving Flash Mob”

There Are No Accidents

“I truly believe that everything that we do and everyone that we meet is put in our path for a purpose. There are no accidents; we’re all teachers – if we’re willing to pay attention to the lessons we learn, trust our positive instincts and not be afraid to take risks or wait for someContinue reading “There Are No Accidents”