I am home from a mini-vacation of three days at the beach. We took a trip to celebrate twenty years of marriage, and my birthday
November. It looks like we made it. Thank God. Since August, I’ve been to the doctor or the lab or the radiologist no less than
You know when you’re stressed and you can’t quite talk about whatever all your stressed about right in the moment of it? Well, I
Well, big surprise here, I bailed on Twitter again. Then I changed my mind. Then I bailed again. There was this alleged news story about
I live in California. I was born in California during a time when being a first-generation Californian was still something of a thing, even if
The first day of fall has arrived, the Autumnal Equinox. I am three years sober, sans alcohol, as of today. But not only that, I
“The idea, a long, long, time ago, was to be able to live decently, and create art. Everything after that was icing on the cake,
The Cars lead singer, guitarist, writer, icon, Ric Ocasek has passed away. I’d said a while ago that this was likely to get to be
I was looking at some photos from a few years ago for a post I’m thinking about and a couple of things caught my attention.
Things I need, the thirty-six hour day. I’m also finding that I have to exert my will just about continuously over the hours I do
How many poems constitutes “a lot” of poems? Sometime last year I began trying to wrangle my poems into some kind of order, all my
Do you ever let yourself daydream the most fantastical daydream you can possibly imagine for your life? Some people don’t daydream like that. Others will
There is still good in the world. There is still beauty. TS
This isn’t what I was going to write about today. I was going to write about dreams, about thinking positive, being happy, and dreaming bigger.
I am now free of all social networking sites. Last night, after much thought, I deleted my Instagram account. This posting is essentially for any
“There is something about yourself that you don’t know. Something that you will deny even exists until it’s too late to do anything about it.
Anyone else here a book-a-holic? Show of hands? First of all, I was going to quit all this and I didn’t and I said I
In 2019, for about five minutes, I tried not to be a writer. That didn’t work out. I’ve done too much work to quit. That’s
Big ideas. I’m having a Quantum Leap kind of day. Hypothesizing some things. Suspend your disbelief for a moment and imagine you can see the
“To thine own self, be true.” Polonious, in Hamlet by William Shakespeare Be true to yourself Never tell everything you know. My “heroes” have
Here’s a great write up/interview of author Danielle Steel at Glamour mag. How has Steel written 179 books? She writes/works twenty to twenty-two hours a
Some of the photographs I’ve taken this Spring. Photography is one of my favorite hobbies. ~ TS
The people I’ve loved the most are those so confidently at ease with themselves, that they put others at ease. If there’s a guy railing
The Keeper A slow and steady flame, Does burn inside this heart, Though with it knowledge came, To rip my soul apart. Of the