Not writing? Stop the fingerpointing.

My last post dealt with blaming others for my not writing. Hey, whatever gets me generating text…» But on a more serious note, I ran across Steven Kotler, who has a popular course called Flow for Writers. So I looked further into the topic and ran across this informative interview. Compare Read more…

Not writing? I’ll blame anybody.

I directed one of my morning pages blaming others for my not writing. Sooo satisfying… For starters, I blamed Hilary Mantel, who said, “If you get stuck, get away from your desk. Take a walk, take a bath, go to sleep, , draw, listen to ­music, meditate, exercise; whatever you Read more…

I should be writing. Instead…comfort food.

It’s been years since I’ve made chicken and dumplings, but I wanted something different from the rotisserie birdzilla I bought at Costco. And that something was comfort. The tablespoon of bacon grease that mysteriously found its way into the broth didn’t hurt. Nor did the half-glass of Sauvignon Blanc. Prior Read more…

Meanderings…

Digital thoughts… What the hey?! Even though they have backyards for convenient placement of those unsightly beasts-on-wheels, since when did homeowners find it attractive to leave their trash/recycling/yard waste barrels out for weeks on end? [Yeah, sounds ‘get off my lawn-ish’, doesn’t it?] *** Which logically leads to my concerns Read more…