Tag Archives: creativity

I met a snake on the way – sort of.

I had been wanting to clean up my rock garden and finally got around to it a few days ago – weeding, cutting overgrown grasses from hidden crevices, removing dried stalks from early spring flowers who now dream of another … Continue reading

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Here is a mystery photo: It reminded me of neural networks in the brain, a diagram of computer networks, a disorganized spider web of city streets. This was the original picture: A shot of ice crystals on a storm door, … Continue reading

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Does Self-Expression Equal Creativity?

Krista from the Daily Post titled this week’s photo challenge “Express Yourself.” Self-expression comes in a number of ways: expressing one’s feelings (emotional self-expression); expressing our creative impulses through writing, painting, sculpting, photographing, knitting, dancing, or skate-boarding (artistic self-expression); expressing … Continue reading

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Simplifying the Not-So-Simple Life

When my husband and I decided to leave congested Washington, DC behind and pursue the “simple life” in the country, we really didn’t know what we were getting into. Our property consisted of fields and woods – no road, no … Continue reading

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