Toasting a woman who taught me to embrace both kale and gratitude.
Seth Godin has some inspiring advice for all of us who care about doing great work but might be struggling. When we do start to make the money we might need to make us comfortable, may we ponder this: “I’m making money, why do more?” Because more than you need to makes it personal. Because … Continue reading
http://handson.provocateuse.com I’m not good at future planning. I don’t plan at all. I don’t know what I’m doing tomorrow. I don’t have a day planner and I don’t have a diary. I completely live in the now, not in the past, not in the future. HEATH LEDGER (b.1979) photo@carla manno for One Day on Earth … Continue reading
I asked my dad, baby boomer,poet and writer, former minister and college administrator, to write on being thirty. This is what he had to say: Birth to old age… Still, I paddled my own boat. Incredibly, a voice asked, “Where are you headed?” from a poem of the nembutsu Michael Bever, 1947 Listen … Continue reading
Sarah Moon. We met at The Indy Convergence, stayed in a hostel together for two weeks and shared puppetry, music, and Flashdance (she was in the original cast). She’s amazing (of course!) and the following post is about her life and how she’s just left a secure job to go for her dreams. I hope … Continue reading
Hello world! One of the questions I am asking folk in this big, bad experiment we know and love is this: What advice would you give to an 18-year-old/to your 18-year-old self? I love the responses. And as soon as I get done preparing for this awesome web series pilot, I’d like to put together … Continue reading
Faces of project1979 returns with a trailblazer! First thing on the brain today: Susan. I haven’t technically interviewed her and might not get the chance but since it is my blog I get to bend the rules 🙂 Here’s a mention of her lovely self back in January: https://project1979.wordpress.com/2011/12/28/the-battles-three-women-inspire/ Susan came to Rome after I had done project1979 … Continue reading
Every Monday for awhile I will be posting a photo and a quote from the process this summer. I hope you enjoy! Working with Trey (USA/London) and Louisa (South Africa/London) on “Flashdance” Nothing is lost forever… It begins.
Many things to say about the past ten days… Gathering no moss and at a loss for a good internet connection, I have been collecting my thoughts to share in my notebook but not yet in a nice blogpost for ya’ll. It will come! I will say this: going to the Indy Convergence and the … Continue reading
Former Rockette Sarah Weber Gallo balances (pun intended) being a mom with her day job balleting at the Metropolitan Opera while squeezing in opportunities to create movement pieces outside of work. I met Super Sarah at the Indy Convergence a few weeks ago and understood shortly thereafter that she was a force to be reckoned … Continue reading