Tag Archives: creativity

Summer’s Signature

The first summer cocktail I invented came from necessity, as most good things do. My sister, Chris, was visiting some years ago over the summer and we watched Grey Gardens or part of it. She has to this day never … Continue reading

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The Summer of Enchantment

This summer I vowed to find enchantment in every action and not just from the results of the action. To remember to do this I drew, or had someone else draw, a symbol, art, or faux tattoo on my right … Continue reading

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Truth in Fiction

There’s a world of difference between truth and fact. Facts can obscure the truth.  – Maya Angelou The difference between the truth and facts is demonstrated in many ways in writing, life and reality TV. Baring the last on that … Continue reading

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Sophomore Slump?

My second book is ready to be shopped around to agents. I did this briefly with my first book, a memoir, but realized that nobody was going to buy the poor man’s version of Eat Pray Love with a sarcastic … Continue reading

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Taking a break

It’s important to take a break from things when your head goes fuzzy and your eyes cross. This is why I am writing this short, this article, this whatnot so I can take a break from writing my third book. … Continue reading

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True Road Travelers, Faith and Dairy Products

Words are tricky twisty things. Don’t get me wrong I love them, I just don’t trust them. I trust action; action bears shades of intention and truth. Not wholly mind you but enough to get a bead on, enough to … Continue reading

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Get Out of the Way

When I do things well I do just that, I get out of my own way. Whether it is writing, mediation, painting, yoga, or mischief, all them is done better without thinking. The quality of the work, creativity and fun … Continue reading

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