February 2018 Mid-Month Review
Feb17

February 2018 Mid-Month Review

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Matchmaker Paradox
Feb11

Matchmaker Paradox

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Inner Voice Escapes in Public Again
Feb08

Inner Voice Escapes in Public Again

I was having dinner with former co-workers at my usual bar Monday. There’s a new bartender, a cute young fella with a charming smile. Too young for me, but I was thinking he’s kind of sexy. My friends were interested in dessert, so I asked for a dessert menu, but true to form I manage to make all things awkward when my inner dialog about the bartender overlapped with my outer attempt to language. Me: Can we please have a dessert menu?...

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Setting the Stage
Feb06

Setting the Stage

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Keeping the Balance
Feb03

Keeping the Balance

Going full creative is still not quite here yet. I do wait tables a couple of days a week. This covers just enough to buy groceries, and gas during the month. Why waiting tables? I’m keenly aware of the danger of total isolation for someone like myself. While I chose to live in the woods to cut down on static in my life and free up creative energy, the flip side of privacy is noxious isolation. Labels like “introvert” and “extrovert”...

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The Four Year Gap Explained
Feb02

The Four Year Gap Explained

The Four Year Gap Explained When I bought this piece of land in the woods a little over a year ago, it was love at first sight. I put the offer down the same day, then drove out a couple times a week to sit on the deck and write, testing the energy of the woods and the house to ensure it would be a productive place to work and breathe. It was. It’s been the most productive energy I’ve ever had. While I’m sure there are lots of factors...

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