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Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life—learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some.
+ Robert Fulghum

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Creative + Life / Does Writing Have to Hurt?

Ernest Hemingway, they say, wrote the best short story ever. History is fuzzy but the general idea is that Hemingway bet some friends he could write a complete story in only six words. No way, they said. Hemingway jotted some words on a napkin and passed it around. His friends read it and handed over […]


Krazystraws: Name Straw

My kids love straws. The more they twist and turn, the better. So I thought they’d get a kick out of these Name Straws.

The straws cost $3.99 (plus shipping), which I thought was reasonable for a gift that’s so unique. Krazystraws can make straws with up to 5 characters and/or 3 capital letters. And, really, […]


Some Thoughts on Discipline

“She’s disciplined, like all those ballet dames,” Humphrey Bogart said, referring to the effortlessly graceful Audrey Hepburn. But maybe Miss Hepburn, a lifelong smoker, had her own struggles with discipline.
I’ve been thinking about discipline a lot lately. How it works, who has it, and how I can get some more.
In her book Never Say Diet, Chantel […]


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