The Artist’s Way

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Rather than explore a physical trip to “juice up” creatively, I thought I would reflect on an inner journey, and a life-changing book I’ve read that continues to inspire me. Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity was first published in 1992. It was written to help people with artistic creative recovery … Read more

Chihuly at Biltmore Estate

chihuly sole d'oro closeup

Chihuly Night and Day During a trip to see Mary Ann’s brother Tim last year, we had already visited the beautiful and impressive Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC. So, we had not planned to go again. That is, until we saw an exhibit of Dale Chihuly at Biltmore Estate would be there. Game changer. How … Read more

World’s End Photo Shoot

birch tree world's end

In April I decided to recommit to “Artist Dates” and my first “date” destination was World’s End in Hingham, MA. It was one of the first days of spring—a break in the dull, dreary, gray, rainy weather we’ve endured for a large part of the month. The weather was promising—no rain and temperatures ranging from the mid 40’s to mid … Read more