We recently took a trip into the mountains in Colorado to see the fall colors. Here are some photos I took along the way. Enjoy!
There’s a sticky note on the wall overlooking my desk. On it is written two questions.
Are you a cooperative component?
Or are you keeping yourself out of the game?
I don’t remember now where I heard these questions. Maybe during a TED Talk. Anyway, I keep the questions there to remind me of the role I play (or don’t play) in my creative endeavors. Depending on how I’m doing each day, the questions are either a pat on the back or a kick in the pants.
Wherever you are in your creative journey, I hope find the questions useful, too.
It’s October. The temps are finally starting to cool off here in the desert. Neighbors have faux fall decorations on their doors and gauzy ghosts hanging in their trees. I have a book on submission and a couple of new projects started. It’s all good.
To celebrate, I created five high-res motivational wallpapers for mobile and tablet devices and I’m giving them away for free. I hope you enjoy them, and they inspire you to do creative things with the time you have.
(To download, select the image you want. When the high-res version loads in the new window, save it to your mobile device, or right-click to save to your computer.)
In case you haven’t seen it yet, here’s Neil Gaiman’s advice to graduating students on living the life of an artist. Brilliant. Honest. Not to be missed.
On a cork board above my desk, I have three of my favorite quotes.
Dwell in possibility. (Emily Dickinson)
Do one thing every day that scares you. (Eleanor Roosevelt)
Barn’s burnt down…now I can see the moon. (Masahide)
Today is my birthday, and I feel like giving away free stuff. So I fashioned these quotes into hi-res (1900 x 1200) desktop wallpapers. To download, select the image(s) you want, and then right-click to save the full-size graphic.