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Moving into creativity

Writing is a sedentary activity. So are a lot of other creative pursuits. For me, getting my body moving can really shift my mood and loosen up ideas. But I am often guilty of hunkering down and not moving for…

When things go wrong…

My house - tented There have been a whole lot of little annoyances at my place in the past two weeks. It wasn't anything big or terrible, just a collection of inconvenient, time-consuming things that started us wondering what we…

White Girl In Nepal

When gorgeous Aussie actress, Bojana Novakovic traveled to Nepal following the devastating earthquakes and aftershocks earlier this year, she took her camera with her. The quakes triggered avalanches both on Mount Everest, killing at least 19, and in the Langtang…

5 Delicious DIYs

Once a month, I get to sit with a bunch of women and men, many who are friends, and play - we draw, we paint, we sculpt. It's such a cool  break from our everyday lives. We take the lessons…

25 pretty great years

More than one friend has joked that the reason we've made it this far is because we spend quite a bit of time apart, and by apart I mean almost 10,000 miles apart for months at a time. Yes, we…

taking inspiration

The last few weeks have been filled with inspiring messages for me. A girlfriend called with tickets to hear astronaut Captain Mark Kelly and his beautiful wife Congresswoman Gabby Giffords speak. This extraordinary couple, who have each achieved so much…

making space for creativity

As you can see, I've been late with my posts for a while now. I'm not too stressed about it because the screenplay I'm working on is almost finished and so often when I concentrate and push hard in one…