You know what is always in your control? You can always slow down, take a breath, and recalibrate. While the pace of life around you speeds up, stopping to relax, take stock, and breathe can have a revolutionary impact on your day, your week, and even your whole life.
Slowing Down covers living with purpose, food excursions, holidays, taking classes, calligraphy, writing thank yous, and connecting with others, thoughtfully, attentively, and intentionally.
Billy Collins, former Poet Laureate of the United States writes so beautifully about the ordinary. I thought I would share his poem Snow...Read This Post
Even though we are often taken by the spectacle of the holiday season, I hope your time with your family is full of meaningful and...Read This Post
Thank goodness Barbara, our Big Calligraphy Mind workshop teacher, said that "taking photos of our work is sweet and poignant" because this...Read This Post
In a time of such divisiveness, how we stay connected, where we choose to put our attention becomes increasingly important. For me, I will...Read This Post
Hello Fall! I hope you're enjoying the increasingly crisp fall weather. I've put together a short video saying goodbye to summer and a...Read This Post
I enjoy making at least one photograph each and every day. Summertime photographs are usually some of my favorites because the world is so...Read This Post
Every year, Pantone, the global authority on color, chooses its color of the year. They check out the mood and attitude of the world and...Read This Post
Whether you hate Valentine's Day, love it or fall somewhere in between, here's a fun historic fact: "In the Middle Ages, young men and women...Read This Post
I love visiting new photography and cultural exhibits in New York City. I get inspired to make more photographs and to travel to far and...Read This Post
There's nothing like getting out of town over a holiday weekend. We just returned from spending time in the Catskill mountains in upstate...Read This Post
For the third year in a row, we decided to take our beach vacation post-Labor Day. Why? Because generally when you zig as everyone else...Read This Post
I hope your Summer -- which always seems to go too fast -- was wonderful! Color, so much sunshine and good fresh food marked this season in...Read This Post