Solstice Means Stillness

A decade ago, I promised myself I’d spend summer solstice in the brightest part of the world. It wasn’t really a bucket-list thing—not sure I have one of those—but instead, some kind of calling.

The Accidental Tourist, Unplugged

One of the hardest things to do—for freelancers or anyone—can be to stop and make yourself take a vacation. On the surface, it seems impossible that a freelancer would have any trouble arranging a vacation. If I’m in charge of my own schedule, what’s the problem? But generally, the freelance life is less predictable than … Continue reading The Accidental Tourist, Unplugged

The Gift | Lewis Hyde

In a fantastic little bookshop in Lenox, Massachusetts this week, I found a book called The Gift by Lewis Hyde. The title refers to that certain something we each individually have to offer. A kind of cult classic (recently going into its 25th edition) it was called "the best book I know of for talented … Continue reading The Gift | Lewis Hyde