Tag Archives: inspiration

If I Had Listened (I wouldn’t be me)

If I had listened to what they told me, or all of those friendly suggestions people send my way, I wouldn’t have: Grown my beard or Put up signs by the road or Climbed telephone poles or Come up with … Continue reading

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Mule Ear (a mysterious bloom)

I’ve been waiting a few years to see this creature bloom. Last year was an almost but an accident chopped off the bloom spike mid-growth. It has a beautiful brain somewhere in there — guiding its development. This year it looks like … Continue reading

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Hitchhikers of Hope

Sometimes a friend says,”Hey let’s make this for my wife who lives over the ocean and the sea.” Sometimes you just go with the flow and see where it takes you. You plant seeds on the hillside past the old … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Inspiration

My friends at House of Current in Atlanta asked me to be a guest blogger for them. The topic was sources of inspiration (what makes me brain tick.) So, I wrote for them. You can see the post on their website … Continue reading

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Making Friends and Telling Stories

I talk to so many people these days. I have met so many new friends– young children and kind moms and athletes and fancy bike riders and the old guy with a quick snappy wit. I learned that I love to be out … Continue reading

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Salvation Mountain

I found someone who inspires me. His name is Leonard Knight. A dry-skinned, whispy-haired, western version of Howard Finster. He lives near the town of Niland in the desert of Southern California. This is where he built Salvation Mountain. Salvation Mountain is … Continue reading

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