The New Year for Artsy, Creative Introvert-y Types

I have this new theory that the beginning of fall is really the New Year for artsy, creative, left-brainy types — eternal student types, or really anyone with an itch to put something beautiful or useful into the world. I’ve said it before, but I’ve never understood why people put the New Year in the middle of a dark, cold season when all you want to do is get snuggly and warm in the coziest place possible. Fall — for me at least — has always meant back-to-school, classes starting, pencils sharpened and spandy-new notebooks waiting to be filled with