Solitude vs. Loneliness, and Productivity

I was thinking the other day of the highs and lows of loneliness and connectedness in my life. And then I was thinking of the highs and lows of productivity in my life. And then I was trying to think of how they intersected. (not my strong suit, spatial relations) But...

Famous Last Lines to Finish Strong

Here are some stirring last lines, or just inspiring lines, from famous works to keep you going these last three days on #NaNoWriMo2016! From Henry V: (not the last line) “Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more, Or close the wall up with our English...

Beware the Ides, & Doldrums, of NaNoWriMo

We’re in the third week, chickadees, and if you are participating in NaNoWriMo along with me, you may be tearing your hair out in desperation, or calmly sipping tea at 43,000 words. Tell us on the community page! I know there are a million and one excuses to...

Enough about Balance–Let’s Talk Soup

I reflect a lot on how my life is going, mainly so I can be sure to give course corrections when needed. And often in the media today, I see a person’s journey framed as a balancing act. I have even written about it in such terms myself. But today I wanted to...