Playful Tool for Mindful Reflection

Posted On May 10 2017 by

What would Pirate Girl say? Listening to the wild person inside of you can be a great place to make sense of your life.  You can play with writing an exactly-50-word story as a way to bring the words to your experiences. When you engage your playful side, you find the deeper wisdom that hides from your serious mind – the one you learned for school. To help open yourself, you can choose a pen name, or a Nom de Mischief, to write under, so you can be free of the judgment of others, even if they only live in …


Mysterious Madam Ling

Posted On Jul 3 2016 by

After I named my studio, Suzanne felt she wanted to get in on a good thing.  (See post.)  Since I named by studio the Chuckling Ferret Studio, Suzanne played with words, swirled them around and Chuckling became a guy – Chuck Ling,  hence Chuck Ling Ferret Studio. And since she is married to my nom de studio self, she felt that necessarily she became Mrs. Ling.  Further word play led to Madam Ling, then to The Mysterious Madam Ling. Now, it needed a favorite critter, marmot won the prize. Finally, she has The Mysterious Madam Ling’s Marmot Studio. Play is …


The Winner Is …

Posted On Mar 4 2016 by

The Winner Is You may have voted on which would be the best book cover. Although I liked them both, this won. Get the book now – Color the Sky Yellow: Creative Magic, Playful Art for Your Inner Child  And … As the title implies, using the easy ideas in the book, you can create more fun and happiness in your life.  You can connect more deeply to those things you love. And most importantly for me, you can stop your chattering mind that keeps making up painful stories of fear and shame. Go for it => Color the Sky …


Book Giveaway — Color the Sky Yellow

Posted On Feb 22 2016 by

 Book Giveaway – Color the Sky Yellow In case you missed the giveaway of  Color the Sky Yellow: Creative Magic, Playful Art for Your Inner Child last Saturday, you can get it at no cost starting February 23rd and ending February 26 midnight PST. Go for it, have fun => Color the Sky Yellow Vote If you didn’t vote for the book cover, please do.  Go on over to the recent post and vote. I like them both. May you walk in beauty, William


A Fun Way to Honor Your Art or Your Child’s Art

Posted On Dec 11 2014 by

A Fun Way to Honor Your Art or Your Child’s Art Finally. I have decided I need a tablet computer, one with a keyboard.  Need.  Right.  It’s a toy that might have some delightful uses that I can use to justify my purchase.  By the way, I still don’t own a cell phone. The ASUS Transformer I settled on comes in Gray or gray.    But that can be fixed with a laptop skin, a protective material that adheres to its surface making it pretty. My daughter Sasha introduced me to skins at Nuvango.com.  They ask artists to create images for …


From the Magical Land of Herbal Imagination

Posted On Apr 2 2013 by

Hey, this just in from the land of herbal imagination. My long time friends John and Kimberly Gallagher have released their magical Herb Fairies again.  (Kimberly mentored my naturalist daughter, Sasha, for a bit.) You can give this magical mentoring to your kids or grand kids.  Or those youngsters you have adopted into your heart family. They have a bunch of stuff to give away => http://bit.ly/KqqnE0 But it won’t be around for long.  It all ends April 13, 2013 at midnight. This is yummy stuff for your inner child. The herb fairies will feed your heart.  So go play …


Announcing: An Amusing Groundhog’s Day Special Proposition

Posted On Feb 1 2009 by

Here’s a fun way for you to bust through limitations, expand your mind and heart, and playfully engage in life enhancing explorations that help you to live a life you wholeheartedly love – Body & Soul Mentor. It’s a multidimensional, multimedia, interactive exploration for members only. “It’s like an exclusive “how to” manual, inspiring movie, stimulating radio show, and village meeting, all rolled into one. Every season I introduce a new theme that helps people have a life they wholeheartedly love – body and soul.” For three days, you can save 20% off the regular monthly membership fee of $24.97. …