My grandma passed away last week a little bit after her 100th birthday. She was one of my most favorite people in the world. The day after she died, I was upset and cried a lot. In the days that followed, although I had moments of tears, I felt pretty normal. "Great!" I thought. "I … Continue reading When Grief Slows Down Your Big Vision
"I'm not a good writer." I hear this often from my clients and students. Does writing come more easily to some people than to others? Yup. Does writing take practice? Yup. Can having someone edit your work improve your writing? Yup.
As the season of intense rain in Northern California winds down, it's time to face the tremendous amount of weeds taking over our front yard. This medium-sized triangular patch is full of sprawling clover, tough grass, dead dandelions, and scary spiky plants. I actually like gardening. When we first moved into our home, I took … Continue reading Weeding, Small Steps, and Finding Time
This is my friend Jennifer Moore in her new fabric store, Monaluna, in Walnut Creek, CA. Over the past ten years I have watched her take big vision after big vision and make them happen: Vision: design my own organic cotton fabrics Vision: sell my fabrics online Vision: sell my fabrics wholesale Vision: reach broader … Continue reading Little steps over time = big leaps