How many things have you finished today? Are you dressed? fed? Have you stood up or sat down? What else have you done? Write sentences that begin with "I finished..." Have you passed any milestones lately? Gotten something out of the car or off the desk? Perhaps you've done someone a favor. How many of those ever-repeating tasks have you ticked off your list lately? … [Read more...] about Finish Lines
Water is life, right? Without it we'd all be dried out and dead. Even so, water can be really annoying sometimes. Water leaking in from somewhere. Wet clothes. Rain on your parade. Make a list of ways that water can ruin a person's day. Or tell a story about a time when water made you (or someone else) miserable. Illustrate your work, or doodle on in while you are … [Read more...] about So Annoying
Got a fire in your belly? Burning questions? Burning desire? What's burned up and gone? Who's going to get burned? Are ashes left behind when you burn calories or bridges? What is a fire, exactly? Write a page with at least one fire in it. Illustrate your work if you like. Give it a title. Sign it and write the date on it, too. More thoughts on this topic. … [Read more...] about What’s Burning?
A wheel of cheese? A wagon wheel? Wheeling and dealing? Write a page full of ideas about wheels. Consider your experiences with wheeled vehicles. Is a turbine a type of wheel? How about a fan or a hurricane? Let your imagination spin. Write about the wheels that roll in. Illustrate your work if you like. Give it a title. Sign it and put the date on it, … [Read more...] about Got Wheels?
Situate yourself someplace comfortable, then tilt your head back a little bit and look up. Keep looking up and move your gaze from left to right. Notice as many things as you can. Write about that experience. Maybe you'll write a list. You could write about something that surprised you, whether it was what you saw, or what it felt like physically to take in the world from … [Read more...] about Look Up!