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Welcome to Minette’s blog where she shares about what matters to her, makes her curious or invokes wonder and awe. Plus poetry, she loves poetry.

Progress not perfection: 100 days of positive self-talk

I am a work in progress. Every day I practice. Every day I get a little better and believe a little more that I can. I am focusing on progress not perfection on this creative and personal journey. I drew the sketches above a few days ago and decided to count it as a...

Day 31: 100 days of positive self-talk

The past few days of cartoons and positive self-talk have kept me sane and thoughtful. My computer crashed yesterday so I am typing this on my phone which is challenging but not impossible. Didn’t have handouts for my online workshop this morning because of the crash...

My Daily Drawing Habit – 100 days of Positive Self-Talk

I have been drawing steadily for the past few days but haven't felt much like writing. My daily writing habit has been my salvation and my joy this past few days. In fact, since the news about Kobe Bryant and his daughter and the other families who lost their lives on...

Part 2 – My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss

What does it mean to feel all of your feelings? As part of my 100 days of positive self-talk, journaling and drawing, I have had fun illustrating one of my favorite pieces by Dr. Seuss over the past few weeks, "My Many Colored Days." This post is part two. You can...

Days 15 – 18: My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss

There is a poem by Dr. Seuss called 'My Many Colored Days." I have a board book version I used to read to my kids. This wonderful poem helps us all - adults and children alike, accept that we feel all the feelings and that on no two days are we the same and that's...

Day 14 – Inspired by John O’Donohue

Day 14 of 100 days of positive self-talk, drawing and writing inspired by Irish poet John O'Donohue John O’Donohue writes in this beautiful unfinished poem “I would love to live like a river flows, carried by the surprise of its own unfolding.” He is one of my...