Hey you, get off of my cloud!

"Clouds" by Karin Dalziel

  Dude, where’s all my stuff?! These days it seems my head and pretty much my entire digital life is “in the clouds” Yes, I’ll admit (grudgingly) that I’m old enough to remember things like CD’s, printed photographs, DVD’s, computer software that came in a box, and even those weird looking papery things with all […]

The Zen of Inbox Infinity


  You’ve got more #$@% mail! Those of you who have been online long enough may remember when getting email was an exciting event. We all loved hearing that bossy little AOL voice telling us that we got mail.  Our pulse would quicken and we would race to our email inbox to see what technological […]

15 things I wish I would have known back when I knew it all


Don’t worry, this is not some boo-hoo my life sucks kind of thing. This is not about regret.  This is not about looking back and wishing that I would have done things differently in the past because I do believe that every experience both good and not-so-good has an important lesson to share as long […]

You Are NOT Alone!

"Broken" by saavem

You are not alone! . We are all broken and trying to heal as we find our place in this world We are all searching for meaning We are all searching for acceptance We are all searching for someone who cares We fall down at times and reach out for a hand to help us […]

Are you Afraid to be an Artist?


“But you’re a writer, you’re not an artist!” (insert mildly derisive tone here) I hear this from people all the time when I tell them that I help run a website called “Skinny Artist”, and then reveal that I am a writer and not a visual artist.  To many people (mostly non-artists) it seems almost […]