I'm kind of glad January is almost over. It's not that it hasn't been amazing and fabulous. It's just been...a lot. A lot of scary. A whole helluva lot of stretching. Stretching past fear, past self-imposed limitations, past my ideas of what is possible or not. On December 24th, in "The Crisis is Over" I wrote about the kind of year I was … [Read more...] about Stretching: It’s now my full-time job.
I love my life
Me, as it turns out. When Natalie Peluso did Fearless Karaoke back in July, I loved it and wished I'd noticed it was happening so I could have participated. (I was in a creative bubble at the time. Not much gets through.) Anyways, I've been singing a lot and thinking about singing a lot and thinking about singing (good gawd) publicly a … [Read more...] about What do karaoke, postcards & France all have in common?
So first, I have a confession to make. It's going to sound really un-artist like, and I apologize if I shock your tender sensibilities. Dude, I love business and marketing. I know it's not very seemly for an artist to passionately declare her love of marketing, but it's true. I was 16 when it dawned on me that I could start my own business. … [Read more...] about A confession and A Thing To Announce
I arrived on Prince Edward Island exactly one year ago today. One whole year. I can't believe it. Can you believe it? Where the heck did the past year go? I feel like it's been 6 months, at most. Not a whole year.I can't believe it's gone so fast. I just re-read my first post from PEI. I was in such an awful place. I was feeling scared, defeated, … [Read more...] about One year on my own.
I'm dancing again.Very few people know that when I was younger, I used to dance all the time - I was a classically trained ballet dancer and I loved it. But then I got sick, and I had to let that passion go. I thought that door had closed forever. If someone had told me when I was 12 that in 9 years I'd be feeling much better and ballroom dancing … [Read more...] about Dancing my way back to art
After 3 weeks of living here, I've finally had the chance to take pictures of the new apartment so I can show you guys. I am so completely in love with this place, possibly more so than ever. It's just so beautiful here, I can't get over it. So much original detail still left from the 1800s. (Whee! Every time I say that, I get … [Read more...] about My new home