Daily Archives: August 27, 2009

Theme Thursday #14: 8.27.09

It’s Theme Thursday, and this time the Theme is Illumination–growth through inspiration.

Illuminated manuscript from bornemania.com

Illuminated manuscript from bornemania.com

Illuminated Mind is a thoughtful blog that’s well-written, and longer than most. Rare to find both to today’s culture of microblogging. Jonathan is an iconoclast, but his blog on the commitment needed to start our own revolution is a good read.

There is something about infrared photography that is compelling and other-worldly. You can see a collection of 50 infrared photos here.

Polyvore is a site that lets you make an instant collage or a visual dream board. While at first blush, it looks like it’s all about clothing, start with the background and words and you’ll discover you can create quite a statement that’s not about fashion. If you are a fashionista, you will also have fun.

If you’d rather make your own vision board with photographs and alter them, you can find free photos and textures at Image*After.

The moon has a powerful call to us. It was the original timekeeper, and it still sets our tides. If you want to check on the phase of the moon, or put the information on your website or blog, you can do so at Moon-Phases Calendars.

You can join in on Theme Thursday: post three links to sites you love or blogs you follow. You can do it on your site or in comments here.

Five Most Recent  Theme Thursdays:   * * * Creative Play 8/20/09 * * *  Creative Play 8/15/09 * * *   Creative Play 8/6/09 * * * Creative Play 7/30/09 ***Creative Play 7/23/09 * * *

—Quinn McDonald is a life- and certified creativity coach. She teaches people how to write and give presentations. She also  manages four journals that travel the world.