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PANTONE’S LOVE AFFAIR WITH PASTELS

ROSE QUARTZ AND SERENITY 2016 COLORS OF THE YEAR I’m a lover of traditions. Somehow, I think they ground me to who I am and what I care about. And whether they’re cultural, religious, or personal, traditions are comforting to me as well as being meaningful and joy filled. This is also true of work traditions. One tradition I look forward to every December, and think about during January, is Pantone’s announcement of their color of the year. This year they really surprised me. For the very first time Pantone has released two colors together, Rose Quartz (a pale, soft... Continue reading
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LIFE’S TAPESTRY

I don’t know about you, but my world seems to be woven together in many intricate layers. Threads, seemingly unrelated, yet woven together to make the tapestry of my life. A tapestry that contains so many different elements, all at the same time: amid the joy there may be sorrow, with the simple there’s the complex, the bitter meets the sweet, and the welcoming of the new often seems to happen right alongside with letting go of what has been. Life is such a mixture. When I think of my life as a tapestry, I am awed at the fact... Continue reading