The Journey Within: Expectation by Katherine McDaniel

Journeys are often described as physical experiences, but they involve our internal world too. Does our mind determine our journey? Anyone who has undertaken a long journey can attest that many of the challenges encountered along the way were internal. When faced with extended travel and exploration, we reach a point at which we want to quit, to … Continue reading The Journey Within: Expectation by Katherine McDaniel

Quote for Today: Edward Hirsch

Rhythm creates a pattern of yearning and expectation, of recurrence and difference. It is related to the pulse, the heartbeat, the way we breathe. It takes us into ourselves; it takes us out of ourselves. It differentiates us; it unites us to the cosmos. –Edward Hirsch, “Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking”

What’s All This Then: Synkroniciti’s First Open Mic Exceeds Expectations

Last Sunday, synkroniciti held its first public event, an Open Mic featuring works that explored beginnings. What an inspiring experience! As the afternoon darkened into an intense storm, listeners and performers made their way to my home. Although the weather kept some from making it, we had plenty of art to share and a circle of … Continue reading What’s All This Then: Synkroniciti’s First Open Mic Exceeds Expectations

Expectation, Fear and Empathy: Cloud by Katherine McDaniel

Sharing new work can be both a frightening part of the creative process and a moment full of blissful surprise. This poem tells of the swirling feelings of expectation, disappointment, and wonder that are part of putting your work on view for others. No matter how small or relatively inconsequential that piece may be, the artist identifies it as a … Continue reading Expectation, Fear and Empathy: Cloud by Katherine McDaniel

Most Popular Original Works of 2015

Synkroniciti is all about making things. These ten posts feature the most viewed pieces of art that were produced by synkroniciti in 2015. Click on the title to view the post. 2015 featured our first online collaboration, Trash Talking, coupling my poetry  with intriguing photographs by Michael Bogdanffy-Kriegh. Photography and poetry were big this year. My serialized novel, … Continue reading Most Popular Original Works of 2015

Digging Together: Synkroniciti’s Building Bridges

Synkroniciti’s latest Open Mic was a wonderful, intimate conversation about building and being bridges in our communities, families and world. On Saturday, February 20th, eight souls (seven human, one cat) took on the vulnerability of sharing things that separate and connect us. We were diverse in terms of race, culture and circumstances, and we truly enjoyed coming together to … Continue reading Digging Together: Synkroniciti’s Building Bridges