The Creative Spark Inside Mothers

The Creative Spark Inside MothersNovember 27, 2013 by Zoie at TouchstoneZ...more


Only a few, who remain children at heart, can ever find that fair, lost path again. The world calls them its singers, poets, and story-tellers but they are just people who have not forgotten.L.M. Montgomery....more

Culture of Creativity

Culture of CreativityNovember 20, 2013 by Zoie at TouchstoneZ...more

Social Media and the Real Me

Q. Social media allows you to mask parts of your personality and show others. What percentage of yourself do you think you reveal to people online?A.  x is total self, a is offline self, b is blog self, c is Facebook selfSolve the problem now or you will be unfriended.Just kidding!!!...more


 Thoughts on everything from eggs and flies on the wall to taking yourself off the clearance rack Facebook as creative inspiration? You had better believe it!...more

Pictures without a Camera

I put my camera in the car this morning, as put my things in the car to go to work. I have not done this in months, but something about the cool, fall air and the tumbling, crunching leaves, prompted me to grab it as I walked out the door.But I never used it.I still took pictures. A few pictures as a matter of fact.The first picture I took:...more


Imagine a woman,on the edge of a cliff,ocean and rocks below and blue sky above.She jumps,she will fallorshe willFLY....more

Why I Wrote Upside Down

Prompt for Nov. 5;  Tell us about your writing space. Where do you write your blog posts?Are you telling me that people have spaces, actual expanses of square footage .. inside, set aside to write in?...more

Researchers figure out how to measure creativity

It was only a matter of time.A neuroscientist and his team of researchers say they have a reliable test to measure creativity and it's a pretty simple one.Using single spoken words, researchers administered a two-minute "noun-verb test," asking 193 participants to "respond creatively with a verb" when shown a series of nouns - all while inside an MRI machine.The example they give is that when the noun is "chair," a creative answer might be "stand" (as in, stand on the chair) instead of the typical "sit."...more

Creative Time

There are two key factors that research show can help allow for more creative time and that is organization and time management. Full story ...--Mrs. Akram Taghavi-Burris The mastermind behind Akram's Ideas   ...more