Category: mayBE 2015

  • mayBE 2015: four.

    “Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.” -Buddha Today I am taking yesterday’s prompt of exploring the straight line and the curve and taking it one step further.  We are taking a closer look at something we take for granted – letters.  Letters are all made up of the simplest…

  • mayBE 2015: three.

    “In a way, nobody sees a flower really, it is so small, we haven’t time – and to see takes time, like to have a friend takes time.” – Georgia O’Keefe My children notice things before I do.  They see the red-winged blackbird long before its call signals its presence.  They see the beauty of…

  • mayBE 2015: two.

    One of my goals this month is to extend this project past my own personal journey with creativity and really have a conversation with people about it.  Combinatorial creativity is at the heart of this path into possibility. A few days ago, I interviewed  Hansy Lizano, an artist that I had met on our recent trip to…

  • mayBE 2015: one.

    Welcome to mayBE 2015! And Hello MAY. Today is the start of a project in creativity.  (For more info on this project, visit here.) But I’d like to think of it a little more like a journey. Read the entire prompt before jumping in.  And remember, this shouldn’t take more than 15 minutes.  Don’t overthink…

  • mayBE 2015 preparations. part three.

    As I began to write about my own creative journey, I realized that it was starting to look like an epic novel with dramatic climaxes and complex character development. I scrapped it and instead came up with the graphic below that pretty much sums up my creative journey thus far: (My first creative memory starts at…

  • mayBE 2015 preparations. part two.

    Here’s the deal.  I know that you have doubts.  I know there is a voice telling you many things. I hear that little “no” sitting on your shoulder hissing at you. “You have no time for this.” “This is self-indulgent.” “This isn’t a practical use of my time.” “This is child’s play.” “Stop. Where will…

  • introducing….mayBE 2015. part one.

    I know. I know.  It sounds like the most on-the-fence and noncommittal event to be held in the history of events.  To tell you the truth, I was as unsure of it as the name itself, but it’s growing on me.  I am more of an optimist these days and I look at the word…

  • may.

    may verb 1. expressing possibility. “that may be true” 2. expressing permission. “you may use a sling if you wish” I know I am jumping the gun a bit but bear with me for a second. Spring is back in my good books. This upcoming month holds infinite possibility by virtue of its name. May. For…