Working with personal patterns

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Last year after an unproductive summer (in terms of the personal projects I churned out), I was wondering why I hadn’t created much. At the end of the year I looked back at my productivity and goals log from the whole year, and recognized a pattern: In fall and winter, I enjoy being inside, creating. In the spring and summer, I can’t wait … Read More

Making big, creative magic!

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I absolutely loved this interview with Elizabeth Gilbert on her new book Big Magic. Here are the takeaways on creativity and passion that I whole-heartedly agree with: What are the projects you want to make and are not making? Why aren’t you making them? Usually the rationalization starts out logical and worldly, but when you look beneath that, the reason … Read More

How to harvest seeds

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Carrie harvesting seeds

I am packing up my life, and that means my garden! Gathering up and harvesting clippings, herbs, and blossoms. And I’m making sure that next year I will be able to create a magical garden by harvesting seeds. It amazes me how nature just gives and gives. When you garden, you can really see the cycle of life, letting go (of seeds … Read More

Documenting love and friendship

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A few weekends ago on my annual trip to Buena Vista, CO, I did some photographing of friends and couples. I love photography and documenting special moments. I’ll be in Seattle for a couple more weeks if you are interested in documenting your flow in a photoshoot, so holler at me to schedule a time. After that, I will be … Read More

So Ho0pY!

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Hooping flushes out your lymph nodes, and it’s so fun! You don’t usually move your body that way, so it opens a bunch of new neuro passages that you haven’t used since you were 8 years old.