THE VELOCITY OF CURIOSITY

THE VELOCITY OF CURIOSITY

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe. John Muir   To the Spirit of the Senses Come the Curious In a previous blog in November of 2018 which followed three days of Spirit of the Senses salons in New...
THINK INDIGO

THINK INDIGO

You ain’t never been blue, Till you’ve had that mood indigo. That feelin’ goes stealin’ down to my shoes While I just sit here and sigh, “Go ‘long blues”. Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Albany Bigard   Ever since I was a child,...
RAINBOWS OF THE MIND

RAINBOWS OF THE MIND

Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray. Lord Byron (1788-1824) I like to think that I have a place in my mind for an imaginary rainbow to dwell – my own internal color spectrum. I...
COLORFUL OR COLORLESS?

COLORFUL OR COLORLESS?

Color which like music, is a matter of vibrations, reaches what is most general and therefore most indefinable in nature: its inner power. Paul Gauguin Just like “the inner power of nature” radiates and vibrates color, so can we be the providers of color to our own...
SUSTAINED CREATIVITY: THE SMITH BROTHERS

SUSTAINED CREATIVITY: THE SMITH BROTHERS

Talent is a mastery of quantity: talent doesn’t write one page, it writes three hundred. -Jules Renard “No book will jump off a shelf and request your attention. No idea mounted on a white steed will leap through a window and exclaim. Take me! I’m...