Teach to the coolest cats you can find. They will keep you connected to inspiration and joy, and keep you laughing. And learning goes both ways, don't you know.
Everyone ought to make a little something, right? It's a connection to the right, to creativity. It's as much about process and puzzles as is it is about outcome.
Talk the talk, walk the walk. Or just walk. In Vermont, in New Hampshire, or wherever your feet happen to be. Dip those feet in many places, and go back to those that thrill. Connect to community and place.