Currently browsing tag

creativity

Imagintation Salon: Water

This month I took a slightly different direction with my Imagination Salon. The theme was water and I decided I really wanted to get out on the water a part of it. So E and I took the ferry over to Bainbridge island and, shivering in the autumnal wind, admired …

Fire

Imagination Salon: Fire

My latest Imagination Salon was inspired by fire. Summer is a time of fire, when the days are long and warm and fruit is ripening in the sun’s heat. For those of us who no longer heat our houses with fire and may not even have a fireplace, summer is …

Imagination Salon: The Greening World

Nature is on that cusp of summer where everything is full of green vitality. Last Friday my sister and I wandered through Ravenna Park and discussed nature, creativity, art and summer. Later we picnicked under a tree and read each other passages those same topics. One that I read was …

Image of candle, book and wine glass

Imagination Salon: Darkness

What is an Imagination Salon? I discovered when I attempted to gather a group of people together to find out, we all have very different ideas. My initial invitation read: Networking is good – but we’re artists first and without inspiration and creativity what’s the point of having an audience? Tonight we …

Every Journey Starts Somewhere. . .

I am a rambler not a hiker.  I love paths that wind though huge trees, cross little creeks and lead onto the ferny brae.  The sense of wonder and of longing I experience in my small woodland rambles is akin to that which I frequently find in reading and writing …