Lori-Ann Claerhout: authenticity explorer, order seeker, meaning maker.
Oh, the hours I spent making mixed tapes for road trips, boys, and surviving my junior high school bus commute! In the early days, I’d hover by the radio, my tiny recorder held up to the speaker, waiting for a “good song” to come on so that I could record it. And then add it to a mix using my fancy tape-to-tape machine. Those where the days! And, thankfully, they are over. So when I saw Third Hand Works’ “How to make a mixed tape” post, I rejoiced! I can re-visit my musical youth!
Cairene has got it: music can set the rhythm, get you into a mood, get you out of a mood, and show how you you really feel.
On that note (ha! pun!), a song from the memory banks.
After much deliberation, some sadness, and a beam of light toward the future, we have announced that Spark won’t be happening in April 2013.Read More
Spark Retreat is open for registrations!
Tania, Deanna, and I have spent the better part of the past week meeting in video conferences, honing our message, getting our site hierarchy together, and finalizing copy. They are a super pair to work with. And seriously: this work doesn’t feel like work at all.
Taos, April 2013: bring it!