Tag: Creating

  • A More Imperfect Union: 40 years Hence

    A More Imperfect Union: 40 years Hence

      The flowers started arriving this weekend. Beautiful bouquets of white and pink roses, pink snaps and lacy baby breaths. The notes attached were from our children, thanking us, telling us how much they love us. Their parents. Happy 40th, Mom and Dad, the notes[..]
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  • Where Artists Gather

    Where Artists Gather

    So this is happening Thursday. Returning to my hometown of Columbus, Georgia, where I'll join with Paul Pierce, artistic director of The Springer, & the renowned Garry Pound, artist, to talk about what inspires us and how creativity takes form. This will be my primary[..]
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  • Dreaming of Pat Conroy

    Dreaming of Pat Conroy

      I did not want to wake. I so rarely have such beautiful dreams. This one, it was the sort from which I never wanted to wake. I was dreaming of Pat Conroy. Pat and I were meeting at a bookstore. Not just any bookstore, but[..]
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  • Creating the Madness

    Creating the Madness

    Madness comes in a variety of shapes and forms. Sometimes it dresses up in Brooks Brothers suits replete with power ties.     Sometimes it appears in the form of a pelican. Some go mad in the most destructive of ways. Their madness is intent[..]
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