Endorphin High

June 2nd, 2011

Today, as is my usual pattern on Thursdays, I went to the local YMCA for a Nia class. Now, sometimes I take the class, and sometimes I teach it; today was the latter. An hour later, I left the dance studio not by walking, but by FLYING. I was on such an endorphin high. I […]

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So What Inspires You?

June 3rd, 2010

Now that we’ve looked at photographs as inspiration, and read each other’s pieces to see the depth of inspiration that can be found in a single image, I’d like to talk about other kinds of inspiration. Basically: what inspires you? I find this kind of question is a little like asking an author where they […]

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Final Round of Voting!

May 24th, 2010

Thanks to all for your votes on the photo inspiration pieces. I’ve crunched the numbers (i.e. looked at the bars to see which was the longest), and the top three finalists are… … Amy W. for Photo #1 Rachel M. for Photo #2 and Alicia for Photo #3. So, take another look at their stories […]

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Time to Vote!

May 20th, 2010

I fell down on the job yesterday, promising you the chance to vote for your favorite photo-inspiration pieces, and then not following through! I think I underestimated how wiped out I would be after my Nia Green Belt training over the weekend. Anyway, let’s see if we can’t make up for it today. Before you […]

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1000 Words, Part Three

May 18th, 2010

Continuing our series of photographic inspiration for writers, which we started on Thursday, here’s the final image, from Flickr user Fran Pregernik. What does this say to you? Ready? Set. Write! (Tomorrow I’ll post the polls!)

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