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    Truth Telling and The Human Condition

    “The real things haven’t changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful; to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; and have courage when things go wrong.” -Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867-1957) One of the things that lights my soul up and ignites my creativity more than anything is attending the theater. I have seen countless fantastic productions, and traveled throughout 3 countries (and counting) to attend shows. One of the things I’ve noticed is that from Shakespeare to the hottest new musical, I always find myself connected to the character’s stories. Their fear, anger, frustration, heartbreak, joy, triumphs, and love stories. Why…

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    Inspiration and Weekend Vibes

    “You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.”ย -Mark Twain Some mornings, inspiration hits before I even open my eyes, and I hit the ground running. Other days, its like pulling teeth trying to pull one creative thought from my mind. I listen to my favorite podcasts, read exerts from my favorite books, and watch performance art on youtube. Some days, I give up on creativity, grumbling “I hope I see you tomorrow.” However, some days, right when I am on the edge of frustration, I am quiet for a moment…and the magic happens. Many of us are filling our minds so full of outside stimuli…