Got Mail?

Next week is National Postcard Week, from May 1 – May 7. This 100-year-old celebration of all things postcard began with a promotional card printed by a Florida company in 1911. The tradition spread slowly, with minor events in California, Texas, and Kansas over the years. It wasn’t until 1984 that the International Federation of… Continue reading Got Mail?

Down the Rabbit Hole of Open Time

“Oh my ears and whiskers, how late it’s getting! — Alice* How late indeed. By my watch, it is half past eight in the morning—and I am late. Not late to the keyboard; no, I have been sitting here since six, waiting patiently for words to come. To be fair, they are the ones that… Continue reading Down the Rabbit Hole of Open Time

Take Two: A Creative Life Redux

“In my next life,” I told my friend as we wandered up and down the aisles of Hull’s Art Supply in New Haven, “I want to be an artist.” I let my hands trace over the tubes of oil paints, and tap the tops of acrylics as I walked by. One, two, three… I passed… Continue reading Take Two: A Creative Life Redux

World Creativity and Innovation Week

“The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.” — Leonardo da Vinci The painter. The writer. The chef. The gardener. The poet. The Universe is in OUR hands…and what a better day to celebrate it than April 15—Leonardo’s birthday! Born 559 years ago, Leonardo da Vinci’s genius—his creativity—still guides and motivates us today!… Continue reading World Creativity and Innovation Week