I read something today that set me off for a minute. I’m not going to link it or name it because, under the circumstances, I
Author’s Introduction to This Piece: This introduction is intended as a commentary on writing, being a writer, and some of what a lot of writers
“It is always night, or we wouldn’t need light.” Thelonious Monk Some twenty-six years ago, I began writing down, collecting, quotes in a journal. One
I’ve been depressed for a while. What month is it? Midway through March? Yes, a while. I couldn’t figure out why. I slipped into
The rain has been seemingly incessant. It was ingrained in me throughout my youth not to be a “complainer.” However, seeing as how I am
Photo of a woman drinking tea after a bombing raid in London during the Blitz (no copyright infringement intended.) Link. Yesterday, (when I started writing
I’ll tell you what optimism is, in a world where a fake issue of a real newspaper was distributed by activists, and went viral, and
Where to begin? The organizing and cleaning is going well, as pictured. I even managed to empty a drawer. That means I’ll soon be able
I’m going to begin this post with an excerpt from a writing of Joan Didion. I’m telling you this only so that you’ll know that
The other day someone shared this great quote from Freddie Mercury that really spoke to me. I’ve found several versions of the quote.
Strung out on perfectionism and people pleasing. BOOM. ( Anne Lamott write up at Brain Pickings) I read this article/interview of Ethan Hawke the
the only advice ever for dealing with jackasses is to ignore them. even when you end up in tears, don’t give them that either. sometimes
Greetings and salutations! The end of summer approacheth… We’ve been incredibly busy, doing all kinds of things that have needed to get done, some things
Sometimes I get into these terrible funks when I’m working on something, and that’s fine, I mean, that’s part of it. Then I’ll see
One of the most wonderful things within the many fine and good examples that Bruce Lee left us with, is his example of inclusiveness.