The winners have just been announced for a global poster competition that I entered along with classmates from our graphic design course. As fantastic as it would be to win, you don't have to win the competition to make a difference. If that just sounds like a rationalization of how well we performed, well...let's see … Continue reading Make a difference in the world, one page at a time
Three things I’ve learned while writing about a loved one
I would have liked to have known my father when he was alive the way I’m getting to know him now, six years after he passed away. When I set out to write his life story in late 2013, I started without doing any research and the stories just flowed out of me and onto … Continue reading Three things I’ve learned while writing about a loved one
Uncertainty and creativity make good company
Certainty sounds like something rock solid and immovable – something upon which you can depend. In reality it’s ephemeral. Yet human beings love the idea of certainty and when we’re thrust into situations of change and uncertainty, it feels like a test. Sometimes it even feels like punishment.