Roughly 20-odd years ago, a popular animated series that I fell in love with truly, madly, deeply aired an episode where the school’s brainy outcast, the one and only Daria Morgendorffer, became the center of the in-crowd’s attention due to an unfortunate event at her […]
Better to write for yourself and have no public than to write for the public and have no self.
— Cyril Connolly, British writer, critic and editor of literary magazine Horizon
Why This Is Awesome: This photo was taken on a Sunday, just not this past Sunday. While many of us are engaged in self-isolation or at least restricted movement during this Covid-19 outbreak, some of us are still making our way to local parks and public […]
Blogging in the time of Corona seems a bit absurd, does it not? Well, add that to the reality that this week will mark my 43rd trip around the sun, and the world comes across as even more borderline surreal to me. I guess it’s […]
Through the years, what I have always found at the heart of my sensibility is the refusal to disappear from this world,
from its joys, its pleasures, its sufferings, and this refusal has made an artist of me.
— Albert Camus, Algerian-born French author, philosopher and activist
December is a busy time for many of us, regardless of our personal or spiritual beliefs. Around the world, people are planning to take time off, taking time off, working long hours in preparation to take time off, or juggling a little more than usual […]
We’ve all heard the Shakespearean quote, “To thine own self be true.” The full quote is (say it with me fellow Hamlet enthusiasts):
“This above all: To thine own self be true,
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to […]
Seven years ago I wrote one of those posts you find in most bloggers’ archives used to humanize the person behind the keyboard. Y’ know, the ones where I tell you a little about me that you may not have gleaned from my regular tales […]
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the concept of gratitude journals, realizing potential and the efficacy of life plans. Why? Because that’s how I roll. 😉
But seriously, I would say most of us at one time or another in our lives reassess what we’ve […]