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Month: November 2011

where inspiration began…

where inspiration began…

Tweet when i was a tad-bit of a person. just a pint-sized version of me. i used to walk up green stairs on creaky dusty carpeted floors and watch the soft seconds fall beneath me. i heard the ringing of the grandfather clock. waited for […]

Having an Attitude of Gratitude

Having an Attitude of Gratitude

Tweet   “Give thanks for a little and you will find a lot.” –The Hausa of Nigeria   It’s easy to get cynical with life the older you get. A friend once said, “Growing older means accepting that less and less of your dreams are […]

Creative Friday: Thrift Shop for the Thrifty

Creative Friday: Thrift Shop for the Thrifty

I serendipitously found a thrift store today on my way to pick up cheesecakes for a friend. Peeking my head through the window, I knew I couldn’t pass it by without taking a quick stop in.

That’s when I saw it.

I fell madly in love with an antique bicycle displayed in the store. It was $10, but the money will go to a counseling center so I felt a little less guilty about my purchase.

Since I am a big fan of bicycles and cycling, I knew I had to get it.

Here it is:

Isn’t it cute? Okay maybe not as cute as this. But it’s a close second.

Technically, I didn’t create anything. But I’m thinking this beauty might get a coat of fresh white or aqua paint one day.

Plus, I think it’s so inspiring. Looking at it is bound to inspire me to create.

How about you? 

Found anything especially inspiring recently?

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What’s Scary About Being Creative

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