• Mindful Sketching

    Mindful Sketching

    I’m sitting next to the pool at my parents’ house, enjoying the first brief moment of relaxation after a busy week. Reading a magazine on my iPad, I am soon disturbed by the unmistakable laugh of the kookaburra.

  • My Title, My Choice

    My Title, My Choice

    I never really bothered using my title before. But in solidarity with Dr. Biden, to demonstrate my freedom of choice, own my authority, and to be a role model to other women who may want to pursue higher education, I will damn well start using it now.

  • Creativity and alone time in the pandemic

    Creativity and alone time in the pandemic

    This post has taken me months to write. It’s not like I’ve been slogging over it, crafting every word and rewriting it a hundred times until it’s just so. Rather, it’s been written in short bursts. Just a sentence here, a sentence there, and then a long period of rest until I had time to […]

  • Creativity, Instagram, and The Social Dilemma

    Creativity, Instagram, and The Social Dilemma

    I didn’t know much about the Netflix film The Social Dilemma before watching it, except I’d heard it would probably make me swear off social media forever. That wouldn’t be hard for me, at this point. There’s this episode of Vanity Fair’s Inside the Hive podcast, entitled “How Evil is Silicon Valley?” that made me […]