CALVIN HICKS

Viewing life curiously.

The Soul’s Adrenaline.

You can’t stop believing, it’s something you should refuse to allow. You laugh in the face of adversity and bask in its un-comfort now. Courage is the soul’s adrenaline, as … Continue reading

July 16, 2014

Vinyl Spinner.

Back then we played music recorded on vinyl that would spin at either 45 or 33 RPM (revolutions per minute) on a turntable with a tone arm that housed a … Continue reading

July 16, 2014

The Fuzzy Stuff On It.

When I was in the second grade I had to learn and recite Christina Rossetti’s poem Who Has Seen the Wind.  My mother helped me study and practice it.  She also … Continue reading

July 15, 2014

Are You In Tune?

“Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you want to become.” Steve Jobs Are you tuned in? Are you listening to the right … Continue reading

July 13, 2014

The Soul’s Adrenaline.

  You can’t stop believing, it’s something you should refuse to allow. You laugh in the face of adversity and bask in its un-comfort now. Courage is the soul’s adrenaline, … Continue reading

July 9, 2014

A-muse-ing. Observation. Inspiration.

There are two elevators in the building where I work. Either will take you from the lobby to our studios in 15 seconds…unless someone requests a stop prior to reaching … Continue reading

July 8, 2014

Center Peace

Whether it’s a candelabrum, a vase of beautiful fresh or artificial flowers, or even a family heirloom, the centerpiece of the dining room table is always the focal point. And regardless of the … Continue reading

April 24, 2014

Constantly Curious.

It was on one of those sweltering hot, humid summer evenings in 1995 that I found myself running late for dinner with friends in downtown Charleston, SC. Once I secured … Continue reading

April 23, 2014

Invited Guest, Uninvited Decorator

For approximately 10 years of my life, whenever I would attend parties or gatherings by invitation, unbeknownst to the host(s) I would rearrange their bathroom, including the medicine cabinet, and … Continue reading

April 23, 2014

Oh Mountain Crown

  Because of the promise You made, the peak of the mountain through the toil of the valley, amidst doubt’s interrogation of trust inured. Knees buckle from wait… The stillness … Continue reading

January 25, 2014

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