Enter 2014: The Year of Writing(?)

My 30 minute lunch is totally mine. I fight for it. I usually never say no to help a student during this time and will often work through my lunch. By mid Fall this year, I started majorly burning out and getting sick. My extra 5 hours or so at work were turning my health [...]

Using Automatic Writing To Get Creative Ideas

Note: The following is a guest post from Doron Hefeitz. I’ve been a professional jeweler and a creative designer for many years. One of the things that are perhaps the most challenging about being a creative artist is having to constantly come up with new design ideas, sometimes on a daily basis. While there are [...]

Where there are no Daydreams.

My desk at work is usually clean. I like to see the deep wood color even though it’s obviously fake. I love to have color surround my space and white papers always have made me edgy.  I love color but I can’t seem to paint or do anything with it and white walls are so [...]

Cappuccino, the puppy

Patience. I think this as I stare at my chewed laptop cable and the cord from my favorite lamp. Lots and lots of PATIENCE.   I’ve never been one to follow a structure or any type of routine; actually I think that’s one of my biggest downfalls in trying achieve anything in my life. It [...]

Classics: When I Climbed a Mountain

As a commemoration to the rebirth of TFC, I wanted to draw from previous content published here. This first one is from around the time I dreamed of The Flying Cashew, as I looked on top  the mountain.