Tag: Writing

The Gift of Writing Everyday

Yesterday at lunch I was trying to explain to a friend of mine how writing every day changes one’s day. “Because you’re always looking at things as potential blog posts?” she said. No, that’s not it. I tried to explain how writing every day,…

2,000 Rocks

For a person who can’t seem to water plants regularly, I’ve kept this blog going an amazingly long time. This right here is my 2,000th post. In 10 years. Yes, some of them were repeats – why not re-air a good piece that no…

The Blank Page

Not writing can mean Suffocating heaps of words or vacancy, which

Deep Winter Friday Round-Up

I can’t be in a clinical trial because I have a magnet in my head. I wrote about this a few days ago – being offered the opportunity to be in a research project testing the efficacy of an Alzheimer’s prevention drug. But regular…

About Generosity in Blogging

I’m working on being a more generous blogger. This means reading, liking and promoting the work of other writers. Why is this so hard for me? My first answer is that I’m a competitive person. That’s an easy answer. It’s like answering “I work…

Ancient Sayings

One of the  great things about blogging is that while people sometimes criticize the ideas in a post, they never criticize the writing. As in, ‘this is really poorly written.’ This is good for me since I have almost no tolerance for criticism about…

Bend in New Places

If you are a crooked tree, you are crooked but you are still a tree. That you are anomalous is clear. No other tree looks like you and you could not be mistaken for any one of the other thousands of trees in the forest….

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