Monthly Archives: January 2011

we are not alone

i received a text message on friday night that was notable for two reasons: it was from someone in my inner circle and it contained an inherent but indirect plea for help. i canceled my prior plans and was at … Continue reading

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assuming

last night i met a beauty wearing a very short and sexy red skirt sitting at the bar for a drink. luckily, i didn’t notice the skirt’s lack of length and surplus of sexy until more than an hour later when i was … Continue reading

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winter sunny confessions

confession: i’ve had a bi-polar manic week with highs to lows to highs to lows to highs since friday. every high was brought on by direct, honest communication. every low was initiated by my unwillingness to ask for what i want or to express … Continue reading

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decide, then do

when i write these blog posts, i write the first draft from my email account as if i’m writing to one of my friends. usually i have a specific friend in mind. sometimes that friend is dead, because i have a lot of … Continue reading

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homework

in last night’s writing workshop we were assigned homework to list our 10 writing goals. here are mine: 1. write fearlessly 2. write prolifically 3. write brilliantly 4. write gracefully 5. write elegantly 6. write everyday 7. finish writing the book … Continue reading

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confessions on dolly parton’s birthday

confession: the lyrics of the song i’m listening to on repeat don’t apply to my present…but i wish they did. they remind me of someone from the past…someone i wanted, someone who was mine for a while, someone who will … Continue reading

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wildest way

“Before you die, dare to walk the wildest unknown way.” –Bryce Courtney   sometimes the wildest unknown way is quieter than you’d think. sometimes it is healthier and more normal and careful, in spite of the appearing paradox. i’ve done … Continue reading

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