How to Write 100 Blog Posts

How to Write 100 Blog Posts

Two years ago, in the depths of what I didn’t recognize then as a dangerous case of burn-out, I had this crazy image. I pictured my busy, exhausted self falling on the sidewalk and cracking open, only to find dozens… hundreds… thousands of words...
Why I Walk

Why I Walk

I don’t meditate.  Or do yoga. Though I should. I don’t knit or garden or reflect in quiet prayer. Though I could. I don’t gravitate easily to these activities for all the reasons that it would be advisable for me to do them. I need to be On the...
Fall is Like a New Box of Crayons

Fall is Like a New Box of Crayons

Fall is coming, my favorite season. Fall is sweater weather and suede boots. Fall is colorful foliage, picking crisp apples in the cool air and football Saturdays. And fall is back to school which kids are supposed to dread but I always loved.  Fall meant new people...
Perfectionism is the Killer of Creativity

Perfectionism is the Killer of Creativity

Are you waiting to do something, you know, when the time is right? Is that project a bit late because you just want to fix one more thing? Deleting dozens of photos until you get the perfect shot for Pinterest?  (Full disclosure – the image accompanying this...