It has been a long time since I wandered in this direction, but it’s time to face the fact that I am working on a book project again. Not that this is a surprise to me; I’ve been researching my topic for over a year and have spent the past several months agonizing over howContinue reading “On the Journey 001: Writing about “spiritual” writing again”
I am blessed to have an editor and critic with a keen eye and sharp claws but a fuzzy, affectionate manner about him. Here, he is helping me work on the plot of my current novel project. He has not yet told me what he thinks of it, but I’m sure he will.
Apartment by Teddy Wayne My rating: 4 of 5 stars I enjoyed reading Apartment by Teddy Wayne. The story was well-written and carried me right along. The ambiguous nature of the relationship between the main characters kept me on the edge of my seat and had me in despair as it disintegrated. The climax wasContinue reading “Book Review: Apartment by Teddy Wayne”
At the Center of All Beauty: Solitude and the Creative Life by Fenton Johnson My rating: 5 of 5 stars Fenton Johnson in rich, beautiful language has crafted a wonderful exploration of the “solitary” life which, as he demonstrates, can take many forms and shapes but relies on a person’s answering of an unwavering callContinue reading “Book Review: At the Center of All Beauty by Fenton Johnson”
Published on Goodreads Wednesday, 15 January 2020 at Beyond Shame: Creating a Healthy Sex Life on Your Own Terms by Matthias Roberts. My rating: 4 of 5 stars There are certain book titles I fall in love with. In fact, I tend to fall in love with good book titles to the extent that IContinue reading “Book Review: Beyond Shame: Creating a Healthy Sex Life on Your Own Terms by Matthias Roberts”
I have much to do, I think, in preparing for the death of my aunt. I don’t think I have a lot of time.
I will someday learn to trust the creative process.
I find that reading articles online is both a blessing and a curse.
I have a spirituality that flourishes in the context of motion. Not only does my body love tai chi, my soul does too, as evidenced by the feeling I have that my ego manages to take a backset while I am learning something totally new, something about which I am totally ignorant.
This morning I listened to a podcast, Newsworthy with Norsworthy, where Luke Norsworthy was interviewing David Fitch, author of The Church of Us vs. Them. Norsworthy was maddeningly frustrating as usual with his banter about football’s supremacy over ice hockey and Texas over Canada and certain baseball teams over others. However, when Fitch could getContinue reading “Moving past a church of “Us vs. Them””