Today, we officially say goodbye to Artsicle. Nearly 7 years after writing the first business plan, we are exiting stage left.

Exit Stage Left: To exit or disappear in a quiet, non-dramatic fashion, making way for more interesting events.

This isn’t what I dreamed of. I, like so many entrepreneurs…

Last weekend, I went to Paris. Just saying that feels exotic and a bit irresponsible. I wasn’t there for work. It wasn’t a big, planned vacation or a special occasion. It was spontaneous, and disorganized, and amazing.

Last weekend we embraced a season of life. In this season, I’m healthy…

I live in a sea of information. I twitch between sources — Facebook, Twitter, NY Times, Medium — endlessly searching for something important, something challenging, something distracting. I tell myself I’m learning or staying informed. But am I? …

My needs can feel like Bruce Nauman’s “Human/Need/Desire”. Photo credit: Ed Schipul

What do you need right now? Don’t just say “nothing” and go back to looking for Pokemon. I’m sure you need something. We all do.

Too often, I don’t define what I need. I walk around wishing my dream would fall into my lap. It doesn’t and I get frustrated…

Alexis Tryon

Doer, Maker & Enthusiastic Eater. Founder at Extra Yarn & Artsicle.

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