Writing all the time

Some of us ”sweat the night into words,” the poet Bernard Spencer wrote in his poem “Night-Time: Starting to Write.” Morning or night, day time or lunch time, it really doesn’t matter when you write. A note, a recording, a scribble — we write it down to remember it now and for later. Everything goes […]

Creativity: A way of thinking and doing

Creativity is a game of trial and error. The only thing under one’s control is the willingness to experiment. But being a creator doesn’t just happen. You must compel yourself to see in order to mix and match disparate things and tap into imaginative conclusions. “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” Albert Einstein The right brain […]

The United States Postal Service releases a set of Ellsworth Kelly stamps

Painter and sculptor Ellsworth Kelly liked to emphasize abstract shapes and bright colors. His work came to define the hard-edge painting style that originated on the West Coast but made its way east into Kelly’s Spencertown, New York. Fortunately for us, the United States Postal Service has issued a set of his artworks as forever […]