I set the timer for 20 minutes. I was afraid to make it 30. The goals is to just write. It occurred to me yesterday that I could surely make myself take 30 minutes each day to write. I’m starting with 20. A start is a start. A […]
I’m not meant to get up early. You see, I’m not a good sleeper. I can get in bed and fall asleep without too much trouble, but I often wake up much too early. Sometimes I can go back to sleep, other times, not so much. This year […]
Am I done yet? Have I completed the tasks I came to Earth to do? Sometimes it feels as if I’m spinning my wheels. Just taking up space.
When you challenge yourself to do better and then don’t You decide to try harder the next time You say, “this is the weekend I’ll get things done” You say, “I’ll schedule my time” You say, “I won’t sleep in” “I’ll go to the gym” “I’ll clean the […]
From an old WordPress Discover Challenge Life is rearranging the same elements day after tedious day.
My father used to live in a duplex apartment at the end of Sunset Ave. in Bloomington. The street was aptly named. I took this photo six years ago, when Dad was pretty healthy and strong. He may have been visiting his sister in Atlanta on this day.
I’ve seen many crows flying around in my town for the last few days. These are sizable birds. When I see birds I think they must have a message for me. Maybe some of them do. Crows are able to recognize people’s faces. Is there a crow out […]
I have pledged many times to stick to one or two spare-time activities. I can’t do it. Last year I was obsessed with making digital art. I even had an art show in October. These days I’m not doing much art at all. Writing should be my main […]
I was having lunch on Tuesday with some coworkers. One of them mentioned a recent news story about a study that found artificial sweeteners can harm digestive bacteria. I wanted to ask him if the study mattered. I wanted to ask all of my colleagues at the table […]
Sometimes I feel like I’m in the wrong place On the wrong planet Spinning wheels Fragmented Here but not Like another piece of me is doing good work in an alternate parallel galaxy I often think these very strange things