Check out this slideshow of art and story inspired by a meteor site in nearby Des Plaines. Read through to the end and you will be amazed how metaphorically far you have travelled. Thanks to artist Mary Walling Blackburn.
Here’s an interesting blog by Leo Baubata called “zenhabits,” with an entry on the mysteries of creativity. Lesson number one is to seek solitude. Number two is, interestingly, participation. What facilitates creativity for you?