Being a writer is not merely the exercise of a creative mind. As with any artist, writing is freedom of expression. Independence from the outside world. Escape from the structure of expection, and norms, into a realm where no one else has control. The great thing is, we do not need to be experts at... Continue Reading →
Ending the War to be Right
Rose Colored Glasses or Long Overdue Possibility? We live in a much more complicated world today than our ancestors ever could have imagined, even just a hundred years ago. Bombarded daily by an onslaught of information from news sources, social media, and even the local terrains of work, school and community that directly affect our... Continue Reading →
Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way!
Photo by James Wheeler on Pexels.com On a vacation, several years ago, a group of us hustled from one tourist location to another, bypassing many ordinary, though potentially interesting sites along the way. When I slowed to take in things catching my eyes someone said, “Lead, follow, or get out of the way!” As rude... Continue Reading →
Best of Times and the Worst…
"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it... Continue Reading →