The Element of Will Power…and 25 Things Accomplished

on December 14, 2017 Leave a reply

I’ve been thinking a lot about will power lately. The past few months have been difficult, and I lost my way for a bit. Or so I thought. I learned later that even the paths we choose that seem to meander aimlessly and stop short at a dead end is there for a reason. Maybe […]

A Conversation With My Muse…

on November 8, 2017 1 Reply

I was out driving yesterday. This was a good sign since I actually left the house to meet a girlfriend of mine for lunch, and had a solid 45 minutes each way. I listened to my music and took in the scenery in a world that hasn’t changed that much outside, but has changed tremendously […]

The Collateral Beauty…and Why I Write…

on October 20, 2017 27 Replies

Two months ago, I decided to watch the movie, Collateral Beauty. It had a stellar cast including Will Smith, Kiera Knightley, Helen Mira, and many others. I’d avoided it for a while since it got terrible reviews—by both critics and movie goers– so I chalked it off my list as something I could skip. But […]

Let’s Talk About IT…

on September 18, 2017 1 Reply

I know. Many of you aren’t horror fans. Many of you may not be (gasp!) Stephen King fans. The majority probably despise clowns. But I saw the movie IT this weekend and I began thinking about the story on a bigger scale. First off, go read Chuck Wendig’s fabulous blog on IT and his take […]

Practicing Writing Naked…

on September 6, 2017 12 Replies

It’s odd how some days emotion lurks dangerously close to the surface, seeping through the skin and threatening to release in a flood of tears. The philosophies and circle of life is such a mix of joy and pain – that is why I write. There is no other way to sift through the mess […]