New (old) poem of mine. This I found in an unpublished set of posts that I wrote mid-2017. I like it, hope you do too. The Tear I gave you a piece of fabric that you said was beautiful. It wasn't perfect, but that didn't matter. You aimed to make it your dress.… Continue reading The Tear
It's heating up outside. We're a week into July and the year is halfway over. That last part is always the worst, and maybe why I don't love summers. In South Carolina (and now in North Carolina) summers are hot. Sometimes they're oppressive. And they signal that you're halfway through another year. That's well and… Continue reading Getting Serious
I don't get to write much during the morning, even though that's my favorite time to do it (thanks work). I came across this famous quote a year or so ago, and it still resonates. I was thinking about it today, and wanted very badly to share it. “I saw my life branching out before… Continue reading A Friday quote
If you haven't noticed from the lack of production on this blog, I've had some trouble focusing on writing lately. It's hardly suprising I suppose, last weekend I went home to visit my family and the middle of this week was spent celebrating the Fourth of July! I've also had several personal stresses that have… Continue reading Inspiration
Only a few days ago I wrote a blog post that, for me, tried to address the question "What makes you write?" Today, I want to look at the other side and ask "What makes you not write?" This morning I watched a video I found on Facebook which was being pitched under the headline "How Society Kills… Continue reading What makes you not write?
I was supposed to write a blog post last week. Unfortunately I got sick and most of the week was spent on the couch. Fortunately, I did get a chance to watch Independence Day: Resurgence and I started a blog post tangent on sequels and storytelling things I learned watching and reading new things. Unfortunately,… Continue reading What makes you write?
I’ve found myself thinking about aging a lot recently, looking back upon my accomplishments and finding myself wanting. It makes me consider whether or not I am living up to the time I have on this Earth and whether I am pursuing a path that I ultimately want to pursue. The most interesting aspect of… Continue reading Get busy living, or…