Losing My Marbles

A jar of glass marbles jumped off the shelf, inspiration granted.

The vintage window was purchased in Orange, California with my sista friend, Alice.  A fun day was had by all.

Lovin’ the glass heart porthole! Sorry, sold.

glass-on-glass-window
“Conscience is no more than the dead speaking to us.” ― Jim Carroll  -SOLD

“Don’t think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It’s self-conscious and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can’t “try” to do things. You simply “must” do things.” — Ray Bradbury

Glass on Glass
Glass on Glass

“The truly creative mind in any field is no more than this: A human creature born abnormally, inhumanly sensitive. To him… a touch is a blow, a sound is a noise, a misfortune is a tragedy, a joy is an ecstasy, a friend is a lover, a lover is a god, and failure is death. Add to this cruelly delicate organism the overpowering necessity to create, create, create — so that without the creating of music or poetry or books or buildings or something of meaning, his very breath is cut off from him. He must create, must pour out creation. By some strange, unknown, inward urgency he is not really alive unless he is creating.” — Pearl S. Buck

they sure don’t make’em like they use to.

Testing out a Flickr widget. Looking for just the classic cars. Wrong:)
Cool anyway.

Classic Chevy Nova SSClassic Oldsmobile 442Classic Mercury CougarVintage Dodge DartClassic Pontiac Grand PrixChevy Belair Station Wagon ... I think
Sixty SpecialClassic Chevy PickupSay Cheese!Just Say NO to Crack!It's a wrapMimosa's & the Rose Parade
10amWhat we'll be doing after a weekend of Grand boy sleepovers!Blown away.Don't need a map then.Beating the weather in the Rockies ... For now.10,630 ft
David's MenorahGoing Downone of many to comeWinter setting in. Lake Mojave

Leap Already and the Net Will Appear

How to be more creative
If you’re gonna do it … do it. If you’re not then don’t.

Cleaning out the studio and found the great book by Mary-Elaine Jacobsen, Psy.D called The Gifted Adult. 

I was flipping through the lessons of becoming an Everyday Genius and I immediately received an email about the very same book.

Coincidence? I think not!

Whether you check out the book or not, it doesn’t matter. What matters is that it might be the book you want to write, or the business you want to build, or the blog you want to start, or the art you want to create.

Whatever it is, ask yourself the question: Am I willing to work hard to bring that ideal vision to life?

HARD WORK being the operative word(s). That means reading the directions all the way through and working through the roadblocks that weren’t in your original vision. Probably because you didn’t have a plan in the first place … you just saw a cool ending. (deep thoughts … from personal experience with Mara) Think it all the way through, before you throw money at it.

“There is surely no point in being a person of vision unless we have the will to act. Daydreams and inklings about taking our personal mission seriously must be translated into action or be lost in the dust of “could have but didn’t.”” ~ Mary-Elaine Jacobsen, Psy.D. from The Gifted Adult

Could have. Should have. Would have.

– Leap Already and the Net Will Appear or don’t 🙂

The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover is yourself. – Alan Alda

Happy
Happy, Happy!

gathered & glued

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