A middle age reinvention of my life and pursuit of my dreams. Rediscovering the simple joys. Including business, cutting edge health experiments and relationship exploration. Real as I live it. Come along for the ride!
Is art really worth what some people pay for it? Isn’t the art world a bit bonkers? What’s really behind the scenes. How does an artist value his work and set a price for selling? Good or great work is a scarcity and is something that is important to culture society and some individuals. My little rant about a recommendation for how to set prices for artwork.
I have taken up rollerblading. I was practicing at the schoolyard and a mother came with a little child who is learning to ride a bike. The little boy and I had something in common that’s very important. How can you help someone learn something new? How can you be a supportive parent?
I just threw away a Perfectly fine strawberry pie. Why? The sunk cost idea and how it keeps us from making better decisions in the present. I have a surprise visitor in my garden. Thoughts on past education and relationships
Things happen that we wish didn’t. My Friday, slow traffic drive to meet a new opportunity of insight. Also, check out this cool podcast called Cool Tools, with Kevin Kelly, the founder of the Whole Earth Catalog and editor of Wired magazine.
Rediscovering the magic of reading and being read to. How stories bring us together. I read the introduction to The House at Pooh Corner. Recommended reading: The book, Wild Things, The Joy of rReading Children’s Literature as an Adult,by Bruce Handy
I enjoy a good soak to sooth and relax. As I search for a new podcast to enjoy as I soaked I had some thoughts and started recording! Where does inspiration blossom? A funny and cool office remodel to ignite an entrepreneur’s ideas.
I found myself in my daughters high school office trying to understand why there was no creative writing elective class offered. When we focus on our own creative desires is that selfish and harmful to ourselves in the world? Or does it make the world a better place for all?
I got a deeper insight into how to talk with customers from chatting with a cosmetic representative in the store. How can we avoid the technical jargon and confuse people? How to share a message that’s important for others to hear. Get your message across, without eyes glazing over.
Fear of failure stops us. How can we reframe failure in our experiences to allow us to move forward and see the options before us. Try is a weak word. what other approach might want to use to make progress and succeed.
I’m thinking of what is the impact of super high prices for homes on young people getting started in their life. Sure one can wrap and go to skyhigh but owning something different about how you feel in the world.
I just had and insight About removing the tentative fear of beginning the painting on a white canvas. There’s a principal here that applies to desire and being polled versus fears and moving away from something.
A taste of the live drumming at my Friday night dance class. A few years ago as I was walking by the second floor studio, I heard drums like these resonating into the street. I climbed the stairs to see what was happening and saw the dancers and drummers in action. A few weeks later I returned for my first class.