Creativity

Underwater photo of child with bubbles
  • What creativity means to me

    What creativity means to me

    I’ve been creative for as long as I can remember. I started piano lessons at age five. Soon afterward, I started ballet, and after-school art classes. And then I was unstoppable. Over the last 35 years, I’ve played saxophone and guitar, taken oil painting lessons, crocheted, cross-stitched, and embroidered, practiced photography and videography, started making […]

  • When I got the $20,000 question wrong

    When I got the $20,000 question wrong

    I was too embarrassed to tell people, so only my closest friends and family knew I was going to be on Who Wants to be a Millionaire. I wasn’t sure I really wanted them to watch. I didn’t want them to know that literally, I was asked a $20,000 question. And I got it wrong.

  • Being a scanner, and finding an answer to the question: “What do you do?”

    Being a scanner, and finding an answer to the question: “What do you do?”

    After being accosted with the question “what do you do?” one too many times, I ponder the nature of being a jack-of-all-trades and a Scanner.