• Artist's Way,  Impostor Syndrome

    The Artist’s Way for Midlife – Baby Steps

    I am currently working my way through Julia Cameron’s newest Artist’s Way series, It’s Never Too Late to Begin Again – a program specifically targeted to help those in midlife discover creativity and meaning. This week I focused on chapter nine: Reigniting a Sense of Motion (baby steps). I continue to follow the four cornerstones of the program: Daily hand-written Morning Pages (wrote 7 out of 7 days) Weekly solo Artist Dates (reviewed scrapbook layouts) Two 20-minute solo walks per week (walking the basset…) Ten weekly Memoir prompts (this week focusing on ages 41-45) This was a breakthrough week for me. Is…

  • Artist's Way

    The Artist’s Way for Midlife – JOY

    I am currently working my way through Julia Cameron’s newest Artist’s Way series, It’s Never Too Late to Begin Again – a program specifically targeted to help those in midlife discover creativity and meaning. This week I focused on chapter…

  • Artist's Way

    The Artist’s Way for Midlife – Humility

    I am currently working my way through Julia Cameron’s newest Artist’s Way series, It’s Never Too Late to Begin Again – a program specifically targeted to help those in midlife discover creativity and meaning. This week I focused on chapter…

  • Week in Review

    Silent Book Clubs

    Have you heard of Silent Book Clubs? Billed as an introvert’s happy hour … the official silent book club began in 2012. I’m not sure why it took me six years to discover this bibliophile dream, but I am now…

  • Paris,  Travel

    Paris in July: Giverny

    This week’s Paris in July post, hosted by Tamara at Thyme for Tea, will take us to Giverny, home of Claude Monet. As I mentioned last week, my Parisian theme this year will focus on art – especially the French Impressionists…