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Busy Bee buzzing around like a Chicken with its head cut off!

Wow, that is some powerful imagery, eh? It’s true. I’ve been so swamped with work, both professionally and personally. The hectic schedule between my 9-5 and all the writing assignments has really taught me to manage my time well, organize, mobilize, and learn how to say ‘no’ to certain things. A few quick updates: The […]

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The Trifecta of Art Fairs ~ SF Arts Fair | artMRKT | ArtPad & EXCITING STUFF

I learned a phrase a several months ago – FOMO. It stands for ‘Fear of Missing Out’. However, suffering from FOMO is inevitable for creative types. We constantly need stimulation to get everything going. In my last post, I wrote about taking a break (because they are important). Well, you know what happens when you take a break, […]

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The 9-5 Job + Love of Your Life / Juggling = One Mean Balancing Act

The past few weeks have served as a bit of a break from active writing (I define ‘active writing’ as writing every day for a couple of hours about art.). Wanting to take a step back and re-focus is the primary goal at the moment. There’s always something that brings me back to art though. […]

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My Power (Spirit) Animal for 2012: The Work Horse

If I had to select my power (or spirit) animal for this year, it would be the Shetland Pony. Quite àpropos considering I was born in the year of the horse (if you believe in the Chinese Zodiac and Feng Shui). According to Wikipedia, Shetland ponies are generally gentle, good-tempered, and very intelligent by nature. […]

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Call for Bloggers on Art of Hustle [.com]

If you’re a writer and blogger, you know the challenges involved with coming up with new content while staying motivated and keeping yourself apprised of what is going on out there. The emergence of bloggers all over the world, many perceive blogging by many as “…Not writing but graffiti with punctuation“. However, the truly serious stick with it, […]

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Blogging is not writing. It’s graffiti with punctuation.

This is a quote from the movie Contagion. Elliot Gould plays scientist, Ian Sussman, in the film. You want to know what I say to that statement. Bullsh*t! As a contributor to a few organizations, I have the pleasure of working with editors and supporters that give me extremely useful and productive feedback that not only […]