Now that the secret’s out …..

So how do I feel now that I’ve come clean about starting a podcast? Well, my feelings are mixed and they are swirling like an eager wind grabbing dry leaves and other debris, only everything grabbed is useful for me to notice. I realize I am always having to navigate around the habits of old…

What Am I Afraid Of?

I imagine if I were to put it to a vote, some people would tell me to stop writing so openly about my vulnerabilities. And I would tend to agree with them except for one, not so minor, consequential item— my creativity would be stifled. If it frightens me to come here and disclose my…

Writing & Living, But No Blogging

I give up. I keep trying to come here, but I can’t. So I give up. I’m not giving up on the blog. I’m just giving up on posting a thought-provoking essay for now. I tried. Twice. Yesterday I wrote one that was 950 words. But I decided to sleep on it, see if I…

Suck It Up & Get Life Done

Everyone loves a good story. Stories connect us, they help us to identify with and relate to each other. But what if the stories we’re telling ourselves are because we are following the establishment’s set rules for our lives? What if the stories we’re telling each other are based on the blueprints which are impressed…