Curiously Creative

If you’ve ever been around children for more than 5 minutes, you know how curious they are about the world around them. Their brains are an open filing cabinet receiving new information every single day. If you’re talking with a 7-year-old kid and you happen to mention something they’ve never heard before, their eyebrows wrinkle […]

Calculated Crazy

calculated risks, big waves

I read an article in Outside magazine last year about big wave surfer Garrett McNamara and his quest to surf some of the biggest waves in the world that break off the coast of Portugal. The story is amazing and I’m not even going to try to recap because the whole thing is worth a […]

Creativity Is An Ancient Rhythm

May I not get in the way. I tend to over-think. Over-make. Over-exaggerate. Over-create. I tend to be in my own way a lot. In the way of the natural flow of creativity. Because the truth is that I don’t have to make creativity. It has a creator but that creator is not me. I […]


“You cannot sustain yourself long-term on the approval of others.” – Todd Henry There’s a point in your journey where you’re going to look for approval and it won’t be there. You’re going to look all around you. You’re going to go searching for someone to prove you right; someone to validate your ideas, plans, […]

Why I Took A Break. (and Why You Should Too)

I learned a very important lesson this summer. That lesson is the importance of action and implementation. First let me air a confession. I have spent the past 2 years believing this one statement to be true to my core: We were made to create and not to consume. I’ve been saying it, but I […]