New Podcast Episode – 044 Triggered & From the Hip

Unscripted and unplanned, today I merely turned on the mic and let my thoughts fall out. I am talking about recent triggers, but not the kind some of us are prone to discussing. Sexual abuse comes up only as an aside.   ********* We all have those days when we just don’t want to show…

The Not Easy Shit

Just so we’re clear, this shit ain’t easy. And when I say this shit, I mean writing along the  eclectic levels on which I express. I’m like an amoeba, shrinking, expanding, morphing— showing up in different shapes from moment to moment and one day to the next. I’m not doing it on purpose …. not…

Bits & Pieces

I recently entered into deliberate daily silences for extended, consecutive hours of my work day. The decision was inspired by my angels. As usual, I was not necessarily willing …. at first. Now that I’ve spent so many days being quiet, I can see the wisdom in it. ❦ On the eve of the decision…

New Podcast Episode – 043 From TV Watching to Cable Cutting

After more than fifty years of faithful television watching, why I decided it was time to cancel our TV cable subscription. And how cable cutting became an important component of my creative journey. At first our reason for cutting television cable was a practical decision to save money. But  as the writing journey took new…