Adjusting for Reality

Adjusting for Reality

What happens when things don't go to plan?  Does it have to be an occasion for teeth gnashing and self-flagellation? Two lovely nuggets of wisdom to help keep your planning loose and your plans in perspective.  Also - a word of gratitude to everyone who came to visit on the Whidbey Working Artists Open Studio Tour.

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Wanna Know the Purpose of Your Life?

Wanna Know the Purpose of Your Life?

Why are we are all in such a simultaneous purpose-frenzy and purpose-pickle?  Why is Justin Beiber's new album called Purpose, but you can't figure out whether or not to take that job?  How can we make sense of the fact that our culture is loudly demanding that we DECLARE OUR PURPOSE at the very same moment that it has washed it's hands of offering clear answers or guidance about what our purpose might be?  Come through a small historical wormhole to catch a glimpse of where this purpose-tornado comes from, and how we can reclaim the real, meaningful human questions in the eye of the storm.

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