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Life of Pi… on letting go

Life of Pi… on letting go

Life is a mess. A brief commentary on the LIFE of PI. At times life seems to be moving in the perceived “right” direction; then there are other times where life seems to be spinning wildly out of control. We all live somewhere in that TENSION on any given day. I just watched the movie…

PReSeNt/fUTuRe

PReSeNt/fUTuRe

February 29, 2016 Here I am. At the end of my twenty nine day creative challenge. This is a special day, an extra day that only comes around once every four years, LEAP DAY. It is just like every other day, yet it is today. Here. Now. Present. After this moment it is gone.  …

death. life. live in-between.

death. life. live in-between.

February 28, 2016   Run FAST Run FAR Sometimes life feels like a race One were the finish line seems distant Distant until the time comes where we face it   DEATH DEATH is the reality of the fall, the reality that we have an expiration date.   DEAth and liFE. I have taken time…

30 days to somewhere

30 days to somewhere

February 27, 2016 — ONE month to FOCUS. I heard it takes thirty days to develop a habit. I have never been a big GOAL setter. Maybe it is my inner procrastinator or the fear of failure or the fear of success that has held me back from setting goals. semantics — the branch of…

i am Nelson Mandela

i am Nelson Mandela

February 26, 2016 — 12:35am CST   Here am i Right here Right now This is me.   I am a son of the most high GOD. Mighty and strong.   Scared and insecure. Strong and mighty All of the above. A divine dichotomy.   the honest life the tension of humanity the reality of live…

stop being insecure

stop being insecure

February 25, 2016 5 days left of the blog challenge — time flies!! 12:58am—Central Standard Time. I have this pattern of writing with my blogs. If it is a travel day, which is this whole week, I often get to wherever I am going, check in, settle in, and just rest a bit. This usually…

your creation sucks

your creation sucks

February 24, 2016 The CrEAtiVE PRocESs JUST START —> grab a canvas —> start writing —> doodle —> do something When I set out to create, I rarely have whatever it is planned out from the start. Every creative act starts somewhere. Wether it is a thought that comes and gets doodled down on a…

just do something

just do something

February 23, 2016 FIGHT THE RESISTANCE 8:59pm (central standard time?) 27,000ft and climbing I started reading a new book. It is completely in line with where I am right now with art, life, creativity, pressing onward.  The book is entitled: theWARofART — Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles — by Steven Pressfield…

the grizzly in my hotel

the grizzly in my hotel

February 22, 2016 11:56 — central standard time I turn off the noise in my hotel room. TV was just an enjoyable distraction. Random facebook videos, just to consume. There is nothing wrong with these things, they are often the source of ideas…. but sometimes they are just noise. As I turned off the physical…

the challenge of perfection

the challenge of perfection

February 21, 2016 – the challenge of perfection. I just finished watching the BURNT, a movie about a chef and his JOURNEY / battle with perfection. I have seen a glimpse of the competitive nature of chefs, through my travels. There is this odd competition and cockiness that chefs carry. Honestly I do not feel…

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