Tag Archive: The Artist’s Way

Jul 18

Artist Date: Into the Wilds

Artist Date: Into the Wilds To finish off my 12 weeks of The Artist’s Way, I treated myself to an extended artist date. My husband drove me into the wilds to his family’s cabin at what is fondly known as “The Ranch.” The weather was beautiful, and I was surrounded by wildlife. Robins hopped around …

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May 30

Artist Date: Crystal Journal

Artist Date: Crystal Journal To go along with my rock tumbling artist date, this week I created a crystal journal. The reason I originally purchased all these rocks wasn’t just because they were pretty. I was interested in their healing properties. However, I soon discovered that I had a hard time remembering which stones were …

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May 23

Artist Date: Finding Nemo

Artist Date: Finding Nemo Week 7 of The Artist’s Way is all about learning how to take risks. With that in mind, I decided to watch one of my favorite films, Finding Nemo. Oh, Marlin. I get you. I totally do. Marlin is haunted by the past and worried about the future. His love for …

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May 16


“I do it.” My daughter, Kyara, was a toddler, and she had discovered her independence. She wanted to do everything by herself. Get dressed, climb in and out of the car, seat herself at the table, feed herself. All of it. I let her try, of course, even though I knew I could do it …

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Apr 22

Alternate Lives

What am I doing in my alternate lives? I’m a ballet dancer. I have the naturally thin build and the determination to perfect. I love classical music, although I know ballet doesn’t always have to be classic. I like the idea of having a strong body and moving beautifully. I’m a gymnast. When I was …

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