Quote of the Day – Terry Tempest Williams on Words

I sure love words, I love words which make deep thought, which set your sails, which call your name. This is why I do a quote of the day; to reach something, somewhere, someone, and to seek that place where people find their best moments. This is my living faith, an active faith, a faith…

Quote of the Day – Twila Tharp on Everything

Today’s quote is all about creativity and using the right materials to be creative. Here’s the key, all things are the “right materials.” Everything is raw material. Everything is relevant. Everything is usable. Everything feeds into my creativity. But without proper preparation, I cannot see it, retain it, and use it. – Twyla Tharp Used…

Quote of the Day – Martha Graham on Practice

This is probably one of the hardest things for me to remember, do it over, then do it again, until you’re good, or better, at your task. I”m impatient, I want to be proficient at things right away. Practice means to perform, over and over again in the face of all obstacles, some act of…

Quote of the Day – Hans Bos on Dance

Today just felt like an “I gotta dance” kind of day. Break out the bubbly, strike up the band and let us make merriment! If that doesn’t work for you? Then do a little chair boogie. Sometimes you just have to shake it. 🙂 While I dance I cannot judge, I cannot hate, I cannot…

Quote of the Day – Henry Miller on Being Doomed?

On this day in 1773, the first public museum opened in the United States. It provided inspiration to select the following quote… “It may be that we are doomed, that there is no hope for us, any of us, but if that is so then let us set up a last agonizing, bloodcurdling howl, a…

Dance to your own tune…

I live in Milwaukie, Oregon. I see this guy every day. He’s always on McLoughlin. I’ve been trying to get video of it forever. He’s almost always dancing. Everytime I see it, It makes me smile. So here’s to the guy, dancing to his own beat, who makes my day. I hope it makes you…

…And the winner is?

A little disclosure. Through the magic of Twitter and Facebook, I won the two items below. Tickets to Joe’s Night Out: Friday I had the opportunity to go to Joe’s Night out. Thanks to a contest on Twitter. The night was at the Newmark Theater at the Portland Center for Performing Arts. Upon arrival I…