Category Archives: Daily
The amazing Austin Kleon pointed me to Quotenik, which is an amazing site for quotes from creative people. I LOVE this entry, from a poet I have long admired: Be a good steward of your gifts. Protect your time. Feed your … Continue reading
This is great. And this. I agree with Robert Louis Stevenson: “The world is so full of a number of things, I’m sure we should all be as happy as kings.”
On a clear day, or clear-ish, the vista is simply magnificent.
But this could be a whole ‘nother level of annoyance.
Via the marvelous Austin Kleon: You must have a room, or a certain hour or so a day, where you don’t know what was in the newspapers that morning, you don’t know who your friends are, you don’t know what … Continue reading
From the friends at Sketchbook Skool, this video about the importance of color. And of painting and of doing creative things. I need all the color I can get right now.
I’ve had Mississippi writers on my mind recently, as I’m finally getting around to reading a biography of William Faulkner, who is endlessly fascinating, and in the wake of the brilliant Sing, Unburied, Sing. Mississippi has birthed some of the … Continue reading
My theme gifts for Christmas were centered around the humble pencil. I bought loads of great stuff from this fantastic shop. So I was tickled to see this cool article, with its amazing photographs, in today’s NYT.
No words left, no more outrage for the state of the world right now. I think I may just have to resort to asking the Lord to come back and get it all over with it. This morning, I was … Continue reading
Of all the “best of” lists I’ve read this year, I think I am most persuaded by this one. Short enough to be doable. May make my way down from the top! DISCUSS.