A Creative’s Calling

September 16, 2013

            When creatives are told they are different, crazy or even wrong, I believe it’s just a misunderstanding, possibly coming from a place of discomfort. A creative’s calling is not to be comfortably original.   It is to be vulnerable to their own ideas, while having the spirit to bare themselves […]

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30 Second Story……Mother McNeal suggests you cross your legs

March 13, 2013

It had been a helluva day at the McNeal house.  That morning, the refrigerator lost power, which required the family to hurry and drink several gallons of milk before they became spoiled.   Then, just around noon, the toilet clogged beyond Mr. McNeal’s ability to fix it.   Needless to say, the McNeal clan was more than […]

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30 Second Story…..A Farmer’s Valentine

February 11, 2013

On Valentine’s Day, Selma arrived at Hay Fever Farm wearing her fancy new outfit.  Earlier in the week, she had informed her boyfriend Russell, that after two years of dating, she was finally ready for that roll in the hay he was always asking her for.  Anticipating chocolates and flowers, she was a little put […]

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stadler-Kahn, A Treasure Hunters Dream

January 10, 2013

Last Thursday, I had the good fortune of being seated for lunch at a window table in a hotel on Sansom Street in Philadelphia.  Just to my right and across the street I spied an interesting looking shop called stadler-Kahn.  I had no idea that a visit there later that day would score me a […]

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30 Second Story…..Happy New Year

December 31, 2012

Long before anyone had even heard of a designated driver, the town of Parksville had the Pruett sisters. Happy New Year. Be safe.

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