12 Oct, 2018

The Rainy Day File

2021-01-03T17:25:35-06:00October 12th, 2018|Tags: , |

One evening last summer, my brother and I lingered by the camp fire after the rest of the family had gone to bed. As the flames died down, we looked [...]

14 Sep, 2018

Learning to Pace Myself

2021-01-03T17:25:38-06:00September 14th, 2018|Tags: |

Nine weeks out from my hip surgery, I wish I could say I've learned to pace myself. My recovery seems to be largely about taking it slowly, treating myself gently [...]

21 Jan, 2016

Life without my Laptop

2021-01-03T17:26:49-06:00January 21st, 2016|Tags: |

My laptop died a week ago. It was six years old, and I can't really blame the thing. It held up pretty well being logged around the world. Nevertheless, I have [...]

21 Dec, 2015

Artist & Writer’s Workbook 2016

2021-01-03T17:27:00-06:00December 21st, 2015|Tags: , |

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27 Oct, 2015

A Place to Write

2021-01-03T17:27:07-06:00October 27th, 2015|Tags: |

  My preferred cubicle at the Writers Workspace "So what do you do now that you don't have the Hemingway House?" I get that question a lot since my writer-in-residence [...]

8 Apr, 2014

One Year of Morning Pages

2021-01-03T17:28:32-06:00April 8th, 2014|Tags: |

My stack of Morning Pages notebooks tells me that today, 4/8/14, is my one-year anniversary. That means one year of writing every weekday morning, stream of consciousness, by hand, in [...]

1 Oct, 2013

The Gift of Morning Pages

2021-01-03T17:29:01-06:00October 1st, 2013|Tags: |

Writing Morning Pages has become an important daily ritual for me ever since I read Julia Cameron's book The Right to Write. That book was so transformative for me in [...]

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