Creativity: a contingency
Creativity, Personal Muse-ings

Plan C: Make Lemonade

“C” For Creativity. Creativity isn’t just for making art projects. Creativity is for making life better, no matter your circumstances. As a child, I always wanted to be a mother when I grew up. That was plan A. There were several influences which contributed to this desire. The primary would be my religious beliefs. The… Continue reading Plan C: Make Lemonade

5 Cautions for Creative People

5 Cautions for Creative People

Every virtue in excess can become a vice. This is true of creativity. Here are five ways creativity can be a vice and how to deal with them. They are: Distraction Loneliness Sensitivity Perfectionism Competition Creative people are easily distracted. There are so many options and ideas to choose from. Learn to focus, work hard,… Continue reading 5 Cautions for Creative People

Books are a Luxury
Ex Libris

What 10 Books Have Improved Your Life?

Books are one of life’s luxuries. Throughout history, literacy has always been associated with the aristocracy- the class of wealth, power and luxury. This is still true of our modern affluent society, though perhaps less obvious and even taken for granted. Nevertheless, reading is arguably the most readily available asset to bettering life. Reading is… Continue reading What 10 Books Have Improved Your Life?

Every Home Should Have Original Art
Luxurious Living

Why Every Home Should Have Original Art And How To Get It

Sure I may be biased as a fine artist, but I believe that every home should have original art. Why? Because original art is a luxury. And who doesn’t want their home to feel more luxurious? There are two ways to get original art. You could buy it. Or you could make it. The first… Continue reading Why Every Home Should Have Original Art And How To Get It

Luxurious Living

Don’t Buy Luxury, Create it!

Contrary to popular belief, luxury in life need not be bought, it can be created. The truly luxurious things in life, seldom require money at all. As an artist in the blogosphere, what is my message? Well, not surprisingly, my message is about creativity. The world needs more creativity. Why? Because creativity solves problems. Creativity… Continue reading Don’t Buy Luxury, Create it!


What does “me graphsen” mean?

"Me Graphsen" (με γραφσεν) literally means, "wrote/drew me" in Attic Greek. From grapho (γραφω), meaning to write or to draw/paint. From this same word we get other common English words such as graph, graphic, calligraphy (meaning beautiful writing), geography (literally meaning earth writing), biography (life writing), lithography (stone writing), and many others. In ancient Greece, craftsmen… Continue reading What does “me graphsen” mean?