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Last week, a homeless gentleman I met recently walked along the city store fronts, pulling cigarettes and trash from planters and tossing them into the road for the eventual street sweeper. I felt overwhelming love, respect, and gratitude for this man’s commitment to beautifying this place. Yesterday I looked out my window and saw a grassy hill covered by a …

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Dennis Seinfeld Emerging Leader Award

1) How does this person demonstrate leadership qualities, values, and skills in our community? Robbi Firestone’s passionate commitment to local economic development distinguishes her as an exemplary leader. With relentless drive and entrepreneurial intelligence, this Entrepreneur/Artist possesses an uncanny ability to inspire and enroll others in solid, mutually beneficial ideas with a joyful nature, high integrity and determined, results oriented …

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Iron Artist: Who will reign supreme?

Announcing the Iron Artist Challenge!, and my quest for the title as the NEW Iron ArtistChampion!!! I’ll be pitted against teams of great power and glory, so I must feed off your energy to defeat them!!!! Come cheer me on for this rowdy, commentary filled, 1 hour-frenzied art-making experience at the Tacoma Art Museum! It’s Free! Inspired by the original Japanese cooking show …

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Inspired Elegance

Hi Everyone! This past week I had the pleasure of emcee-ing a Runway Show benefiting Tacoma Art Place: a cooperative art space with supplies which anyone can use for $48 a year! A huge fan of the founder, Linda Danforth, I was thrilled to be asked to MC to this event. Each participant became fashion designer for a day, creating …

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Rubber Duckies & the Great Mystery

Currently I feel like one of those rubber duckies spilled from a freight liner…originally headed to California. May end up in Greenland, for all I know. Good thing is, I ALWAYS FLOAT and believe the currents will land me in the right spot. The world is a wild place…and I love the great mystery of it. One ‘current’ mystery is …

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Soulebrate

This beautiful woman, Tara-jenelle Walsh, is the creator of a movement of love and connection called ‘Soulcialize’. An expert ‘connector’, she insists on living a life filled with authenticity, excellence and beauty. I feel honored to have been featured on her site www.soulebrate.com as someone who inspires her, as she has inspired me from the moment we met years ago. …

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Surprises Never Cease

Will surprises never cease? Barbara Taylor, author of the incredible book, Income Without a Job, wrote about my Vision Journaling workshop she attended! This teaches me that when I follow my bliss, people step even more fully into following theirs, and I get lucky enough to be put in an article about her book! Fun! Thank you Barbara Taylor! I …

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Remember Me

My father is a “Lifer” Marine. Vietnam 2 tours, Korea 1, front lines. 28 years in the service. Although I am opposed to war, I believe in the Freedom we share as Americans. The reason I have luxury to say, “I am opposed to war,” is because men and women like my father commit their lives to keeping me protected. …

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Google Alert – Robbi Firestone

Hey folks! Straight from the Mercy Me Blog Geniuses…check out the tour via their musings below! Blessings, Robbi Robbi Firestone | The Rock and Worship Roadshow Blog Mar 23, 2009 … We had an artist by the name of Robbi Firestone painting a portrait today. Brody and I had the opportunity to talk to her about art and Blog …

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Vision Journaling

Vision Journaling: a day of play exploring your dreams and expressing your inner artist. Creating your own Vision Journal is the process of combining the Life Visioning Process with Art Journaling. A joyful method of creating ‘future memories’, Dr. Michael Beckwith’s Visioning Process calls to mind what we must release, embrace and be grateful for in order to attain our …