Posts tagged "inspiration"
Want Inspiration? Try Clara Schumann!

Want Inspiration? Try Clara Schumann!

I recently had the opportunity to attend a Concert by all Women Composers.   One of the pieces, a piano concerto, was by Clara Wieck Schumann.  Cycling around the next day, with the music still in my head and heart, the title, Want inspiration? Try Clara Schumann, kept popping up!! I had heard about a Clara who...
International Women's Day -- Inspiring Change!

International Women’s Day — Inspiring Change!

Today, March 8, is widely recognized as International Women’s Day. It’s telling that we mark such a day.  (Can you imagine International Men’s Day?)    It’s clearly worth celebrating how far women’s rights have come.  One could imagine a time when we can drop the day, since Women’s Rights Are Human Rights, as my blog post...
Life is a Splendid Torch!

Life is a Splendid Torch!

It’s almost Summer Solstice,  Oh, my.  It did come very fast this year! I found myself thinking a few days ago, Gosh. The days are way toooo long!  (By that I meant the days seemed to slip away — it still seemed like afternoon and it was almost 9 pm!  I had planned a leisurely evening, reading,...
Blooming and Encouragement

Blooming and Encouragement

   …these two topics intertwine in my heart and soul as Spring Equinox approaches… a time of rebirth, growth, blossoming… And I want to share two links with you, to TED talks that touched me deeply, and speak of the aliveness, the vitality, the absolute awesomeness of our potential… Ron Finley is a guerilla gardener...
Creativity -- Metalmorphosis!

Creativity — Metalmorphosis!

Last Saturday we went south to join family and grandkids for an outing to the Bellingham Technical College‘s 2012 Welding Rodeo.  Now that’s not an event I would have chosen on my own, but one of Mike’s sons is a welder — Jeff fabricates steel and aluminum into impressive objects.  We’ve talked about some of the...