Monthly Archives: March 2015

Homeless… and happy

Note: This is NOT a commentary on how anyone else should or could feel, when they’re facing adversity, particularly homelessness. Nor is it a “recipe” for how to be less miserable when life flat-out sucks. It’s just a story about … Continue reading

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Springing the language traps

On my weekly Sunday morning walk, I thought about language, jargon, and conceptual “containers” we use to wrap up seemingly complex ideas into bite-size bits. We all have a lot going on, these days, so being able to encapsulate complex … Continue reading

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Okay, so what if there were a way to just let others “be”…?

What if there were a belief system that actually “allowed” others to believe what they do, and completely respect those beliefs as valid for them, regardless of whether or not you agree? What if there were a way to reconcile … Continue reading

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Corporate… and Creative?

So, you’re looking for ways to make a living and make your art… You’re committed to your craft. Your novel. Your poetry. Your painting. Your drawing. Your mixed media. Or your dance. Your deepest desire is to develop your voice … Continue reading

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So many projects, so little time…

Over the past six months or so, I’ve been looking more closely at where I use my time. I changed jobs last May (has it really been almost a year?), which slashed my commute to a fraction of what had … Continue reading

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“Poetry doesn’t pay!” At least, not in the old model.

I’ve been writing since I was about eight years old. My first writing project was a collection of short stories about a pebble and his friends, and their adventures in a stream. I wrote four stories, one for each season. … Continue reading

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What if you were already happy?

Happy Monday to you! Ha – apparently, my browser doesn’t think so, because as soon as I typed “Happy Monday,” it crashed.  How apropos. I had a busy weekend, what with the weather warming up, the clocks all springing forward … Continue reading

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