I’ve been thinking about what 2023 might look like for creative practice and inspiration. Where to get it. How to keep it going.
Category Archives: Third Act
What is your September mood? Mine is quiet.
Aging: Face It, Embrace It
I often think how lucky I am: lucky to have a clean and safe house, enough food, plenty of clothing, enough disposable income to help my kids and still go out to dinner. And, at a more basic level, I am lucky to still be on this earth at the age of 63. Growing olderContinue reading “Aging: Face It, Embrace It”
A Little Irish Magic
Today’s post is on the fly. One Minnesota Crone is on the road. Whatever you’re doing as June kicks off, may it be something that opens your eyes.
Room to Make Art
This week’s writing happened in my makeshift art studio. The space is a piece of our laundry room into which I’ve wheeled a stainless steel table with painting supplies on the bottom shelf and where I’ve commandeered a wide windowsill for holding drying racks and a mason jar full of paint brushes.
Dear Diary, You’ve Gotten Dusty
Redefining ourselves, finding new communities, and collaborating.
Firsts, Lasts, What-ifs
These past few months have been wistful, sometimes sad, sometimes exhilarating, sometimes a bit nerve-wracking with all the changes happening at our house. My partner Mick is retiring after 40 years at the University of Minnesota’s College of Veterinary Medicine, first as a post-doc, then assistant professor, then associate professor, tenure achieved, then full professor.Continue reading “Firsts, Lasts, What-ifs”